Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The wild ass of Asia, Equus hemionus, whose habits are graphically recorded in the book of Job, and which is believed to be the hemionus of Herodotus and Pliny.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Zoöl.) The kiang, a wild horse or wild ass of Tibet (Asinus hemionus).

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  • noun The Mongolian wild ass, Equus hemionus hemionus, a subspecies of the onager.

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  • noun Mongolian wild ass

Etymologies

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From Mongolian чихтэй (čixtéi, "eared").

Examples

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  • Also spelled djiggetai.

    January 20, 2011