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

Examples of Grevy's zebra in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web This is true for Kenya where various spectacular landscapes, such as Amboseli, Lewa, and Masai Mara, are home to rarities like Grevy's zebra, black rhino, and African wild dog. Travel + Leisure, 30 July 2021

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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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“Grevy's zebra.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Grevy%27s%20zebra. Accessed 4 Mar. 2024.

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