Thomson's gazelle

Thom′son's gazelle′
zool. mam an E African gazelle
Gazella thomsoni[/ex]
Etymology: 1910–15; after Joseph Thomson (1858–95), British explorer, who collected the type specimen

From formal English to slang. 2014.

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  • Thomson’s gazelle — Tomsono gazelė statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Gazella thomsoni angl. Thomson’s gazelle vok. Thomsongazelle rus. газель Томсона pranc. gazelle de Thomson ryšiai: platesnis terminas – tikrosios gazelės …   Žinduolių pavadinimų žodynas

  • Thomson's gazelle — noun Etymology: Joseph Thomson died 1895 Scottish explorer Date: 1897 a small gazelle (Gazella thomsonii) of eastern Africa that is tan above and white below with a broad black stripe on each side …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Thomson's gazelle — noun a light brown gazelle with a dark band along the flanks, living in herds on the open plains of East Africa. [Gazella thomsonii.] Origin C19: named after the Scottish explorer Joseph Thomson (1858–94) …   English new terms dictionary

  • Thomson's gazelle — noun East African gazelle; the smallest gazelle • Syn: ↑Gazella thomsoni • Hypernyms: ↑gazelle • Member Holonyms: ↑Gazella, ↑genus Gazella …   Useful english dictionary

  • Thomson's gazelle — a medium sized antelope, Gazella thomsoni, abundant on the grassy steppes and dry bush of the East African plains. [1910 15; named after Joseph Thomson (1858 95), British explorer, who collected the type specimen] * * * …   Universalium

  • Gazelle de Thomson — …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Gazelle — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Gazelle (homonymie). Gazelle …   Wikipédia en Français

  • gazelle — gazellelike, adj. /geuh zel /, n., pl. gazelles, (esp. collectively) gazelle. any small antelope of the genus Gazella and allied genera, of Africa and Asia, noted for graceful movements and lustrous eyes. [1575 85; < F; OF gazel < Ar ghazala] * * …   Universalium

  • Gazelle — Taxobox name = Gazelle image caption = Thomson s Gazelle regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Mammalia ordo = Artiodactyla familia = Bovidae subfamilia = Antilopinae genus = Gazella genus authority = , 1816 subdivision ranks = Species… …   Wikipedia

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