Definition of Mongolian gazelle in English:

Mongolian gazelle


  • A species of gazelle native to the steppes of Central Asia, Procapra gutturosa, having a yellowish-red coat with lighter underparts and rump patch, short tail, and (in the male) lyre-shaped horns.

    Also called dzeren, yellow goat.


Late 19th century; earliest use found in Richard Lydekker (1849–1915).