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Meaning of GAZELLE

Pronunciation:  gu'zel

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  small swift graceful antelope of Africa and Asia having lustrous eyes
 

GAZELLE is a 7 letter word that starts with G.

 

 See Also: antelope, Antidorcas euchore, Antidorcas marsupialis, Gazella, Gazella subgutturosa, Gazella thomsoni, genus Gazella, springbok, springbuck, Thomson's gazelle

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\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}.]



Note: The common species of Northern Africa ({Gazella
      dorcas}); the Arabian gazelle, or ariel ({G. Arabica});
      the mohr of West Africa ({G. mohr}); the Indian ({G.
      Bennetti}); the {ahu} or Persian ({G. subgutturosa});
      and the springbok or tsebe ({G. euchore}) of South
      Africa, are the best known.

 
Dream Dictionary
 
 Definition: Seeing a gazelle in your dream, symbolizes the soul. It suggests that you should not take life so seriously. Lighten up.
 
Thesaurus Terms
 
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