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Thomson's gazelle

noun
  1. a medium-sized antelope, Gazella thomsoni, abundant on the grassy steppes and dry bush of the East African plains.
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Origin of Thomson's gazelle

1910–15; named after Joseph Thomson (1858–95), British explorer, who collected the type specimen
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