from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A medium-sized goat antelope (Saiga tatarica) of the plains of northern Eurasia, having a large stubby snout and in the male ridged yellowish horns.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. An antelope which inhabits a vast area between Kalmykia, Kazakhstan, southern Siberia.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. An antelope (Saiga Tartarica) native of the plains of Siberia and Eastern Russia. The male has erect annulated horns, and tufts of long hair beneath the eyes and ears.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A ruminant of the genus Saiga, remarkable for the singular conformation of the head, which gives it a peculiar physiognomy.
- n. [capitalized] (sā′ i-gä) [NL.] The typical and only genus of Saigidæ.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. goat-like antelope of central Eurasia having a stubby nose like a proboscis
Russian saĭga, of Turkic origin.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Russian сайга (saĭgá), from a Turkic language. (Wiktionary)