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Definition of "springbok" []

  • A small brown and white gazelle (Antidorcas marsupialis) of southern Africa, noted for its habit of repeatedly leaping high into the air when startled. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "springbok" in a sentence
  • "A springbok is a gazelle founded mostlee in teh Souf Afrika, Nameebeea an teh Botswanana."
  • "On the circulation coin the springbok has been replaced with an image of planet earth with the focus on Africa, as well as the words "Johannesburg World Summit 2002" and the WSSD logo."
  • "(03 / 04 / 2009) The springbok is the only antelope species whose population is on the rise, according to a new review by the Red List for the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)."