Definition of Springbok

1. Noun. A South African gazelle noted for springing lightly into the air.

Exact synonyms: Antidorcas Euchore, Antidorcas Marsupialis, Springbuck
Generic synonyms: Gazelle
Group relationships: Antidorcas, Genus Antidorcas



Definition of Springbok

1. n. A South African gazelle (Gazella euchore) noted for its graceful form and swiftness, and for its peculiar habit of springing lighty and suddenly into the air. It has a white dorsal stripe, expanding into a broad patch of white on the rump and tail. Called also springer.

Definition of Springbok

1. Proper noun. A member of South Africa's national rugby union team ("the Springboks"). ¹

2. Noun. A small antelope native to southern Africa. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Springbok

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Springbok

spring to life
spring to mind
spring training
spring up
spring vetch
spring vetchling
spring water
springal
springald
springalds
springals
springboard
springboarded
springboarding
springboards
springbok (current term)
springboks
springbuck
springcreekite
springe
springed
springeing
springer
springer spaniel
springerle
springerles
springers
springes
springeth
springform

Literary usage of Springbok

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1. The Elements of International Law: With an Account of Its Origin, Sources by George Breckenridge Davis (1915)
"The application of the rule is illustrated by the cases of the springbok and ... Case of the " springbok." The springbok was a neutral ship of English ..."

2. The Elements of International Law: With an Account of Its Origin, Sources by George Breckenridge Davis, Gordon Edward Sherman (1915)
"The application of the rule is illustrated by the cases of tb springbok and ... The springbok was a neutral shi; of English ownership, which sailed from ..."

3. The Elements of International Law: With an Account of Its Origin Sources and by George Breckenridge Davis (1908)
"The application of the rule is illustrated by the cases of the springbok and ... Case of the " springbok." The springbok was a neutral ship of English ..."

4. The Elements of International Law by George Breckenridge Davis (1900)
"The application of the rule is illustrated by the cases of the springbok and ... Case of the " springbok." The springbok was a neutral ship of English ..."

5. The Elements of International Law: With an Account of Its Origin, Sources by George Breckenridge Davis (1900)
"The springbok was a neutral ship of English ownership, which sailed from London ... The application of the rule is illustrated by the cases of the springbok ..."

6. The Elements of International Law: With an Account of Its Origin, Sources by George Breckenridge Davis (1900)
"The application of the rule is illustrated by the cases of the springbok and ... Case of the " springbok." The springbok was a neutral ship of English ..."

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