ad·​mi | \ ˈad-mē \
plural -s

Definition of admi

: a gazelle (Gazella cuvieri) found in northeastern Africa

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First Known Use of admi

1890, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for admi

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

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“Admi.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 12 December 2019.

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