Grant's gazelle


: a large tan gazelle (Gazella granti) of eastern Africa from the Sudan and Ethiopia to Kenya and Uganda with long graceful horns and a white rump bordered with black

Word History


James A. Grant †1892 British explorer

First Known Use

1912, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Grant's gazelle was in 1912

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“Grant's gazelle.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Dec. 2023.

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