Definition of grysbok in US English:

grysbok

Pronunciation /ˈɡrāsˌbäk//ˈɡrīsˌbäk/

noun

  • A small mainly nocturnal antelope with small vertical horns and a slightly arched back, found in southwestern Africa.

    Genus Raphicerus, family Bovidae: two species

    • ‘Common duiker and grysbok abound in the thickets and woodlands.’

Origin

Late 18th century: from Afrikaans, from Dutch grijs ‘gray’ + bok ‘buck’.

Pronunciation

grysbok

/ˈɡrāsˌbäk//ˈɡrīsˌbäk/