klipspringer

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Afrikaans, literally "rock jumper".

Noun[edit]

klipspringer (plural klipspringers)

  1. A small antelope native to eastern and southern Africa having a dense, brown, speckled coat.

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Afrikaans[edit]

Etymology[edit]

klip (rock) +‎ springer (jumper)

Noun[edit]

klipspringer (plural klipspringers)

  1. klipspringer

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Afrikaans klipspringer (klipspringer), a compound of klip (rock) + springer (jumper). Both components of the compound have identically written cognates in Dutch, with the first being a false friend to Dutch klip (cliff).

Noun[edit]

klipspringer m (plural klipspringers, diminutive klipspringertje n)

  1. klipspringer