Definition of 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
First Known Use: 1600
GAZELLE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of gazelle for English Language Learners
: a small animal that is a kind of antelope and that is very graceful and fast
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Definition of gazelle for Students
: a swift graceful antelope of Africa and Asia
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