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gemsbok


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Gemsbok  \Gems"bok\,  n.  [D.;  akin  to  G.  gemsbock  the  male  or  buck 
  of  the  chamois;  gemse  chamois,  goat  of  the  Alps  +  bock  buck.] 
  (Zo["o]l.) 
  A  South  African  antelope  ({Oryx  Capensis}),  having  long, 
  sharp,  nearly  straight  horns. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  gemsbok 
  n  :  large  South  African  oryx  with  a  broad  black  band  along  its 
  flanks  [syn:  {gemsbuck},  {Oryx  gazella}] 




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