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dibatag

[dib-uh-tag]
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noun
  1. a small gazelle, Ammodorcas clarkei, of Somaliland, having a long neck: now rare.

Origin of dibatag

1890–95; < Somali dib-táag, equivalent to dib tail + táag strong
Also called Clarke's gazelle.
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Historical Examples

  • Although local, these animals are fairly common in the interior of Somaliland, where they are known by the name of dibatag.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 2

    Various


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