nounpl. -·zelles′ or -·zelle′
any of various small, swift, graceful antelopes (esp. genera Gazella and Procapra) of Africa, the Near East, and Asia with spirally twisted, backward-pointing horns and large, lustrous eyes
Origin of gazelleFrench from Arabic ghaz?l
Any of various small, swift antelopes of the genus Gazella and related genera of Africa and Asia, characteristically having a slender neck and ringed horns.
Origin of gazelleFrench from Old French from Arabic ġazāl
(plural gazelles or gazelle)