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[spring-buhk] /ˈsprɪŋˌbʌk/
noun, plural springbucks (especially collectively) springbuck.
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  • The measurement of the tenth bales was performed at successive times to determine the degree of springbuck of the bales.
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noun (pl) -bok, -boks, -buck, -bucks
an antelope, Antidorcas marsupialis, of semidesert regions of southern Africa, which moves in leaps exposing a patch of white erectile hairs on the rump that are usually covered by a fold of skin
Word Origin
C18: from Afrikaans, from Dutch springen to spring + bok goat, buck1
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