rooibuck, noun

Forms:
Also roy-buck.
Origin:
AfrikaansShow more Partial translation of Afrikaans rooibok, see rooibok.
obs.
impala sense 1 a. Also attributive.
1881 P. Gillmore Land of Boer 241He was a very successful sportsman, and as proof of his prowess presented me with half of a noble roy-buck (red) which he had shot in the morning.
1926 Glasgow Herald (U.K.) 31 Aug. 2He had got a rooibuck (or impala) ram.
impala1 a. Also attributive.

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