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gazel


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Gazel  \Ga"zel\,  n. 
  The  black  currant;  also  the  wild  plum.  [Prov.  Eng.] 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Gazel  \Ga*zel"\,  n.  (Zo["o]l.) 
  See  {Gazelle}. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Gazelle  \Ga*zelle"\,  n.  [F.  gazelle,  OF  also  gazel;  cf  Sp 
  gacela  Pr  gazella,  It  gazella;  all  fr  Ar  ghaz?l  a  wild 
  goat.]  (Zo["o]l.) 
  One  of  several  small  swift,  elegantly  formed  species  of 
  antelope,  of  the  genus  {Gazella},  esp.  {G.  dorcas};  --  called 
  also  {algazel},  {corinne},  {korin},  and  {kevel}.  The  gazelles 
  are  celebrated  for  the  luster  and  soft  expression  of  their 
  eyes.  [Written  also  {gazel}.] 




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