Klipspringer meaning

klĭpsprĭngər
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A small agile African antelope (Oreotragus oreotragus) having a speckled coat and rounded ears with black markings.
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A small, agile mountain antelope (Oreotragus oreotragus) of S and E Africa.
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A small antelope native to eastern and southern Africa having a dense, brown, speckled coat.
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Origin of klipspringer

  • Afrikaans klip cliff (from Middle Dutch klippe) springer jumper (from springen to leap) (from Middle Dutch)

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Afrikaans, literally "rock jumper".

    From Wiktionary