a female roe-deer

(gazelle). [[448]Tabitha]

-Also called TABITHA -A pious woman of Joppa Ac 9:36-42

A female antelope, or gazelle, a pious Christian widow at Joppa whom Peter restored to life (Acts 9:36-41). She was a Hellenistic Jewess, called Tabitha by the Jews and Dorcas by the Greeks.