Definition of Genus gazella
1. Noun. Typical gazelles.
Generic synonyms: Mammal Genus
Group relationships: Bovidae, Family Bovidae
Member holonyms: Gazelle, Gazella Thomsoni, Thomson's Gazelle, Gazella Subgutturosa
Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Gazella
Literary usage of Genus gazella
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Natural History of the Mammalia of India and Ceylon by Robert Armitage Sterndale (1884)
"JC genus gazella—THE GAZELLES. These are small animals of slender frame; bovine muzzle ; of sandy colour above and white underneath; small annulated horns, ..."
2. Proceedings by Zoological Society of London (1870)
"It cannot be said to be purely an Antelope, though in many particulars it announces alliance with the genus Gazella, among which, however, I must reject its ..."
3. Catalogue of the Fossil Mammalia in the British Museum, (Natural History) by Richard Lydekker (1885)
"... between the living and fossil species is so close as to leave little doubt of their generic identity. Presented by Dr. Hugh Falconer. Genus GAZELLA ..."
4. Catalogue of Mammalia in the Indian Museum, Calcutta by John Anderson, William Lutley Sclater, Indian Museum (1891)
"... specimen of H. equinus, the former name has many years priority and will of course stand. a. Frontlet g ASB Genus GAZELLA. Antidorcas, Sundevall Kongl. ..."