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ga·zelle

 (gə-zĕl′)
n.
Any of various small, swift antelopes of the genus Gazella and related genera of Africa and Asia, characteristically having a slender neck and ringed horns.

[French, from Old French, from Arabic ġazāl.]

gazelle

(ɡəˈzɛl)
n, pl -zelles or -zelle
(Animals) any small graceful usually fawn-coloured antelope of the genera Gazella and Procapra, of Africa and Asia, such as G. thomsoni (Thomson's gazelle)
[C17: from Old French, from Arabic ghazāl]
gaˈzelle-ˌlike adj

ga•zelle

(gəˈzɛl)

n., pl. -zelles, (esp. collectively) -zelle.
any of various small graceful antelopes of Africa and Asia, esp. of the genus Gazella.
[1575–85; < French; Old French gazel < Arabic ghazāla]
ga•zelle′like`, adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.gazelle - small swift graceful antelope of Africa and Asia having lustrous eyesgazelle - small swift graceful antelope of Africa and Asia having lustrous eyes
antelope - graceful Old World ruminant with long legs and horns directed upward and backward; includes gazelles; springboks; impalas; addax; gerenuks; blackbucks; dik-diks
Gazella, genus Gazella - typical gazelles
Gazella thomsoni, Thomson's gazelle - East African gazelle; the smallest gazelle
Gazella subgutturosa - a kind of gazelle
Antidorcas euchore, Antidorcas marsupialis, springbok, springbuck - a South African gazelle noted for springing lightly into the air
Translations
غزالغَزال
gazela
gazelle
gaselli
gazella
gasella
gazelė
gazele
gazela

gazelle

[gəˈzel] N (gazelles or gazelle (pl)) → gacela f

gazelle

[gəˈzɛl] ngazelle f

gazelle

nGazelle f

gazelle

[gəˈzɛl] ngazzella

gazelle

(gəˈzel) plurals gaˈzelles ~gaˈzelle noun
a type of small antelope.
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