Definition of dorcas gazelle
: a common gazelle (Gazella dorcas) of northern Africa and parts of southwestern Asia
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Origin and Etymology of dorcas gazelle
New Latin dorcas (specific epithet of Gazella dorcas), from Latin, gazelle, from Greek dorkas, dorkos, dorx, alteration of zorkas, zorx gazelle, deer; akin to Welsh iwrch roebuck, Cornish yorch, Breton yourc'h
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