Thomson's gazelle

noun Thom·son's gazelle \ˈtäm(p)-sənz-\

Definition of Thomson's gazelle

  1. :  a small gazelle (Gazella thomsonii) of eastern Africa that is tan above and white below with a broad black stripe on each side

Origin and Etymology of thomson's gazelle

Joseph Thomson †1895 Scottish explorer

First Known Use: 1897

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