What springboks do; to bounce, prance and leap the way a springbok does.
late 19th century: from Afrikaans, literally ‘show off’, from Dutch pronken ‘to strut’.
“Look at those pronking Springbok, they look as though they are dancing.”
A pale golden or tan-coloured horse or pony with a white mane and tail, originally bred in the south-western US.
Early 20th century: from Latin American Spanish, from Spanish palomino ‘young pigeon’, from Latin palumbinus ‘resembling a dove’.