Dziggetai
Dziggetai Dzig"ge*tai, n. (Zo["o]l.) The kiang, a wild horse or wild ass of Tibet ({Asinus hemionus}). [1913 Webster]

Note: The name is sometimes applied also to the koulan or onager. See {Koulan}.


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • dziggetai — /jig i tuy /, n. chigetai. * * * …   Universalium

  • dziggetai — noun /ˈdzɪɡətaɪ/ The Mongolian wild ass, a subspecies of the onager …   Wiktionary

  • dziggetai — noun Mongolian wild ass • Syn: ↑chigetai, ↑Equus hemionus hemionus • Hypernyms: ↑onager, ↑Equus hemionus …   Useful english dictionary

  • Asinus hemionus — Dziggetai Dzig ge*tai, n. (Zo[ o]l.) The kiang, a wild horse or wild ass of Tibet ({Asinus hemionus}). [1913 Webster] Note: The name is sometimes applied also to the koulan or onager. See {Koulan} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • chigetai — noun Mongolian wild ass • Syn: ↑dziggetai, ↑Equus hemionus hemionus • Hypernyms: ↑onager, ↑Equus hemionus * * * /chig i tuy /, n. a Mongolian wild ass, Equus hemionus hemionus, related to the onager. Also called dziggetai. [ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Asinus onager — Koulan Kou lan, n. [Native name.] (Zo[ o]l.) A wild horse ({Equus onager} or {Asinus onager}) inhabiting the plains of Central Asia; called also {gour}, {khur}, and {onager}. [Written also {kulan}.] [1913 Webster] Note: It is sometimes confounded …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Equus onager — Koulan Kou lan, n. [Native name.] (Zo[ o]l.) A wild horse ({Equus onager} or {Asinus onager}) inhabiting the plains of Central Asia; called also {gour}, {khur}, and {onager}. [Written also {kulan}.] [1913 Webster] Note: It is sometimes confounded …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • gour — Koulan Kou lan, n. [Native name.] (Zo[ o]l.) A wild horse ({Equus onager} or {Asinus onager}) inhabiting the plains of Central Asia; called also {gour}, {khur}, and {onager}. [Written also {kulan}.] [1913 Webster] Note: It is sometimes confounded …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • khur — Koulan Kou lan, n. [Native name.] (Zo[ o]l.) A wild horse ({Equus onager} or {Asinus onager}) inhabiting the plains of Central Asia; called also {gour}, {khur}, and {onager}. [Written also {kulan}.] [1913 Webster] Note: It is sometimes confounded …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Kiang — Ki*ang , n. (Zo[ o]l.) The {dziggetai}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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