Burchell's zebra

noun
Bur·​chell's zebra | \ ˈbərchəlz- \

Definition of Burchell's zebra

: a zebra (Equus burchelli) of the plains of central or eastern Africa with stripes continuing onto the belly but the legs nearly or wholly unstriped — see chapman's zebra , grant's zebra

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History and Etymology for Burchell's zebra

after William J. Burchell †1863 English naturalist

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“Burchell's zebra.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Burchell%27s%20zebra. Accessed 22 Jan. 2022.

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