ad·​dra | \ ˈa-drə \
variants: or less commonly addra gazelle
plural -s

Definition of addra

: a large African gazelle (Gazella dama) especially : a member of the typical race (G. d. dama) that is white with reddish hair on the neck and upper back — compare mohr

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First Known Use of addra

1833, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for addra

perhaps borrowed from Sudanese Arabic ʽaddra

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“Addra.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 8 Jul. 2020.

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