dorcas Summary and Overview
dorcas in Easton's Bible Dictionary
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.
dorcas in Smith's Bible Dictionary
dorcas in Schaff's Bible Dictionary
DOR'CAS (gazelle). See Tabitha.