dorcas gazelle


dorcas gazelle
\\ˈdȯrkəs-\ noun
Etymology: 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
: a common gazelle (Gazella dorcas) of northern Africa and parts of southwestern Asia

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dor|cas «DR kuhs», noun, or dorcas gazelle,
a very small, light-brown gazelle; ariel.
[< New Latin Dorcas the genus name < Greek dorkás deer, gazelle]
Dor|cas «DR kuhs», noun.
a woman who made clothes for the poor (in the Bible, Acts 9:36-41).

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