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gantelope

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noun gante·lope \ˈgant-ˌlōp\

Definition of gantelope

archaic

  1. :  2gauntlet



Variants of gantelope

or

gantlope

Origin and Etymology of gantelope

modification of Swedish gatlopp, from Old Swedish gatulop, from gata road + lop course


First Known Use: 1646


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