Definition of waterbok in US English:

waterbok

(also waterbock)

noun

South African
  • The waterbuck, Kobus ellipsiprymnus.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Andrew Smith (1797–1872), army medical officer and naturalist. From South African Dutch waterbok from Dutch water + bok.

Pronunciation

waterbok

/ˈwɔːtəbɒk/