gazelle definition

  • noun:
    • any one of various tiny, quick antelopes associated with genus Gazella and relevant genera of Africa and Asia, characteristically having a slender neck and annulate horns.
    • An antelope associated with the genus Gazella mostly native to Africa and effective at operating at large speeds for very long times.
    • One of several tiny, quick, elegantly created species of antelope, for the genus Gazella, esp. G. dorcas; -- labeled as also algazel, corinne, korin, and kevel. The gazelles are celebrated for luster and smooth phrase of the eyes.
    • See gazel.
    • little swift graceful antelope of Africa and Asia having lustrous eyes

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