Definition of zebra

  1. zebra Noun an African animal, closely related to a horse, with black and white stripes
  2. zebra Noun a referee
  3. zebra Noun an unlikely diagnosis, especially for symptoms probably caused by a common ailment. (Originates in the advice often given to medical students: "When you hear hoof beats, think of horses, not zebras.")
  4. zebra Noun a bi-racial person, specifically one born to a member of the Sub-Saharan African race and a Caucasian.
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