from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A small gazelle (Gazella thomsoni) of eastern Africa, having a broad black stripe on each side of the body.
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- n. East African gazelle; the smallest gazelle
After Joseph Thomson (1858-1895), Scottish geologist and explorer.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)