springbok definition by Webster's New World
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springbok definition by American Heritage Dictionary
also spring·bucknoun pl. springbok springbok or spring·boks also springbuck or spring·bucks
A small brown and white gazelle (Antidorcas marsupialis) of southern Africa, noted for its habit of repeatedly leaping high into the air when startled.
Origin: Afrikaans : spring, to leap up (from Middle Dutch springhen) + bok, male deer (from Middle Dutch boc).
Variant of springbok