Grant's gazelle

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\ ˈgran(t)s- How to pronounce Grant's gazelle (audio) \

Definition of 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

First Known Use of Grant's gazelle

1912, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Grant's gazelle

James A. Grant †1892 British explorer

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“Grant's gazelle.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Grant%27s%20gazelle. Accessed 8 December 2019.

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