Grevy's zebra

noun

Gre·​vy's zebra (ˌ)grā-ˈvēz- How to pronounce Grevy's zebra (audio)
: a zebra (Equus grevyi) of eastern Africa with narrow stripes and a white belly

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Word History

Etymology

Jules Grévy

First Known Use

1891, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Grevy's zebra was in 1891

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Cite this Entry

“Grevy's zebra.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Grevy%27s%20zebra. Accessed 4 Oct. 2022.

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