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noun (1)

plural -s
: a gazelle (Gazella soemmerringii synonym Nanger soemmerringii) of northeastern Africa


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noun (2)

plural -s
: a member of any of several small peoples living in the malarial terai districts of Nepal

Word History


Noun (1)

borrowed from Somali cawl (phonetically ʽul) "gazelle"

Noun (2)

Nepali aul marsh, fever

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“Aoul.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Oct. 2023.

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