variants or less commonly addra gazelle
plural -s
: 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

Word History


perhaps borrowed from Sudanese Arabic ʽaddra

First Known Use

1833, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of addra was in 1833

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“Addra.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Feb. 2024.

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