klip-buck, noun

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AfrikaansShow more Partial translation of Afrikaans klipbok, see klip-bok.
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The klipspringer, Oreotragus oreotragus.
1895 J.G. Millais Breath from Veldt 92The most curious thing about the klipbuck is the shape of its feet and the manner in which it uses them in springing up and down its native rocks.
1936 L.G. Green Secret Afr. 75Klip-buck sprang up in the track.
1939 tr. of E.N. Marais’s My Friends the Baboons 59The troop must often have had the chance of catching little klipbuck, dassies, and red hares.
The klipspringer, Oreotragus oreotragus.

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