Onagri
Onager On"a*ger, n.; pl. L. {Onagri}, E. {Onagers}. [L. onager, onagrus, Gr. ?.] 1. (Rom. Antiq.) A military engine acting like a sling, which threw stones from a bag or wooden bucket, and was operated by machinery. --Fairholt. [1913 Webster]

2. (Zo["o]l.) A wild ass of central Asia, especially the {koulan} ({Equus hemionus} syn. {Equus hemippus} syn. {Equus onager}, formely {Asinus onager}). [1913 Webster +PJC]


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  • ONAGER — I. ONAGER Hebr. arod, a voce dicitur, quae Latine reditus, et Pere, a cursu: quem, cum vulgaris asinus sit tarditatis indomitae, describit Oppian. l. 3. Cyneget. v. 182. Κραιπνὸν, ἀελλοπόδην, κρατερώνυχον, ὀξύτατον θεῖν. Velocem rapidum, validis… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • ТОРМЕНТА —    • Tormenta          (от torquere),        1. орудия пытки: Eculeus, fidiculae застеночный хомут и laminae накаленные жестяные листы. Во время Республики пыткам подвергали только рабов в качестве свидетелей в суде, т. к. полагали, что… …   Реальный словарь классических древностей

  • PERIBOLUS — I. PERIBOLUS Graece Περίβολος, dictus olim proprie est, certus agri modus, circum templa vacans, vitibus arboribusque consitus et murô clausus, Deoque, cuius id Templum erat, dicatus et Sacerdotum usibus proficiens. Περίβολον τοῦ νεὼ, Auctores… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • Asinus onager — Onager On a*ger, n.; pl. L. {Onagri}, E. {Onagers}. [L. onager, onagrus, Gr. ?.] 1. (Rom. Antiq.) A military engine acting like a sling, which threw stones from a bag or wooden bucket, and was operated by machinery. Fairholt. [1913 Webster] 2.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Equus hemionus — Onager On a*ger, n.; pl. L. {Onagri}, E. {Onagers}. [L. onager, onagrus, Gr. ?.] 1. (Rom. Antiq.) A military engine acting like a sling, which threw stones from a bag or wooden bucket, and was operated by machinery. Fairholt. [1913 Webster] 2.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Equus hemippus — Onager On a*ger, n.; pl. L. {Onagri}, E. {Onagers}. [L. onager, onagrus, Gr. ?.] 1. (Rom. Antiq.) A military engine acting like a sling, which threw stones from a bag or wooden bucket, and was operated by machinery. Fairholt. [1913 Webster] 2.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Equus onager — Onager On a*ger, n.; pl. L. {Onagri}, E. {Onagers}. [L. onager, onagrus, Gr. ?.] 1. (Rom. Antiq.) A military engine acting like a sling, which threw stones from a bag or wooden bucket, and was operated by machinery. Fairholt. [1913 Webster] 2.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • koulan — Onager On a*ger, n.; pl. L. {Onagri}, E. {Onagers}. [L. onager, onagrus, Gr. ?.] 1. (Rom. Antiq.) A military engine acting like a sling, which threw stones from a bag or wooden bucket, and was operated by machinery. Fairholt. [1913 Webster] 2.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Onager — On a*ger, n.; pl. L. {Onagri}, E. {Onagers}. [L. onager, onagrus, Gr. ?.] 1. (Rom. Antiq.) A military engine acting like a sling, which threw stones from a bag or wooden bucket, and was operated by machinery. Fairholt. [1913 Webster] 2. (Zo[… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Onagers — Onager On a*ger, n.; pl. L. {Onagri}, E. {Onagers}. [L. onager, onagrus, Gr. ?.] 1. (Rom. Antiq.) A military engine acting like a sling, which threw stones from a bag or wooden bucket, and was operated by machinery. Fairholt. [1913 Webster] 2.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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