steenbok etymology

Dutch word steenbok comes from Dutch bok, Dutch steen ((uncountable) stone (hard substance). Stone (small rock).)

Detailed word origin of steenbok

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
bok Dutch (nld) (gymnastics) vaulting horse. (pejorative) churl, grouch. (pejorative) oaf, bumpkin. (printing) job case, type case. A crane on legs. Box, perch (driver's seat on a carriage). Male goat, buck, billy. Sawbuck, buck.
steen Dutch (nld) (uncountable) stone (hard substance). Stone (small rock).
steenbok Dutch (nld) An ibex, rock goat (wild mountain goat).

Words with the same origin as steenbok

Descendants of bok
capriool keper
Descendants of steen
barnstenen vuurstenen zandstenen zeepstenen