gazelle

noun ga·zelle \ gə-ˈzel \
Updated on: 7 Nov 2017

Definition of gazelle

plural gazelles also gazelle
:any of numerous small to medium graceful and swift African and Asian antelopes (Gazella and related genera)

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Origin and Etymology of gazelle

French, from Middle French, from Arabic ghazāl


GAZELLE Defined for English Language Learners

gazelle

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Definition of gazelle for English Language Learners

  • : a small animal that is a kind of antelope and that is very graceful and fast


GAZELLE Defined for Kids

gazelle

noun ga·zelle \ gə-ˈzel \

Definition of gazelle for Students

:a swift graceful antelope of Africa and Asia


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