Metaphysical meaning of Dorcas (mbd) Dorcas, dôr'-cas (Gk.)--gazelle; doe. A Christian woman at Joppa who was noted for her good works. She is called Tabitha also. She died, but was resurrected by the ministrations of Peter (Acts 9: 36-40).Meta. See TABITHA, ________________________ Preceding Entry: Dor Following Entry: Dothan Print View the discussion thread.