Meaning of Arabian gazelle in English:

Arabian gazelle


  • 1The mountain gazelle, Gazella gazella; specifically one of the subspecies G. g. cora, of the Arabian peninsula.

  • 2An extinct gazelle (perhaps a distinct species) supposed to have existed in Saudi Arabia and its islands.


Mid 19th century; earliest use found in James Taylor (1813–1892), minister of the United Presbyterian church, civil servant, and historian.