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gazelle


  3  definitions  found 
 
  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}.] 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  gazelle 
  n  :  small  swift  graceful  antelope  of  Africa  and  Asia  having 
  lustrous  eyes 
 
  From  U.S.  Gazetteer  (1990)  [gazetteer]: 
 
  Gazelle,  CA 
  Zip  code(s):  96034 




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