admi

noun

ad·​mi
ˈad-mē
plural -s
: a gazelle (Gazella cuvieri) found in northeastern Africa

Word History

Etymology

borrowed (perhaps via regional Arabic) from a Berber word, as Central Atlas Tamazight admu, name for the gazelle Eudorcas rufifrons

First Known Use

1890, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of admi was in 1890

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“Admi.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/admi. Accessed 28 Feb. 2024.

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