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 with the dziggetai, to which it is closely related. It is gray in winter, but fulvous in summer. It has a well defined, dark, dorsal stripe, and a short, erect mane. In size, it is intermediate between the horse and ass. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Kulan — or Khulan, was an empress of Genghis Khan and head of the second Court of Genghis Khan. Her status in the Mongol Empire was second only to Grand Empress Borte.Kulan was a daughter of a Merkit chief. She was offered to Genghis Khan as a gift after …   Wikipedia

  • kulan — kulán s. m. Trimis de siveco, 10.08.2004. Sursa: Dicţionar ortografic  KULÁN s. m. hemion din sudul Siberiei şi stepele Mongoliei şi Chinei. (< germ. Kulan) Trimis de raduborza, 15.09.2007. Sursa: MDN …   Dicționar Român

  • kulan — kùlān m <G kulána> DEFINICIJA zool. stepska životinja (Asinus Equgnus hemmionus) crvenožute dlake, specifični azijski magarac [stepski kulan] ETIMOLOGIJA rus. kulán ← turkm …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • Kulan —   [russisch] der, s/ e, Unterart des Halbesels.   * * * Ku|lan [ku la(:)n], der; s, e [russ. kulan, aus dem Kirg.]: (in Asien) in Rudeln lebender Halbesel mit fahlbraunem Fell und schwarzbrauner Mähne …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Kulan — Ku lan, n. (Zo[ o]l.) See {Koulan} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Kulan — Kulan, s. Esel …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Kulan — Kulan, s. Esel …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Kulan — Asiatischer Esel Kulan Systematik Unterklasse: Höhere Säugetiere (Eutheria) Überordnung …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Kulan — Original name in latin Kulan Name in other language Kulan, Lugovaya, Lugovoy, Lugovoye, Lgovoy, Qulan State code KZ Continent/City Asia/Almaty longitude 42.9101 latitude 72.72066 altitude 712 Population 13128 Date 2012 06 05 …   Cities with a population over 1000 database

  • Kulan — Ku|lan der; s, e <aus kirgis. russ. kulan> asiatischer Wildesel …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”