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springbok (springbuck) Small, horned antelope native to s Africa; the national emblem of South Africa. The reddish-brown colour on the back, shades into a dark horizontal band just above the white underside. Height: to 90cm (3ft) at the shoulder. Family Bovidae; species Antidorcas marsupialis.

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springbok

springbok XVIII. — Afrikaans, f. Du. springen SPRING2 + bok goat, antelope (see BUCK)
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springbok

springbok: see antelope.

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springbok

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