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  • n. Alternative spelling of wild-ass.

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  • n. any of several equine mammals of Asia and northeast Africa

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Examples

  • + Pere, a species of wild ass mentioned (Genesis 12: 16) + Arod occurs only in (Job 39: 5) but in what respect it differs from the Pere is uncertain.

    Smith's Bible Dictionary

  • The first fact communicated to her concerning his nature is that he will be by disposition a pere '` adham, "a wild ass of a man," the second noun in the construct relationship with the first (K.S. 337-c).

    Exposition of Genesis: Volume 1

  • Yet Xenophon’s memory, perhaps many years after the expedition, has sometimes betrayed him; and the distances which he marks are often larger than either a soldier or a geographer will allow.] 48 Mr. Spelman, the English translator of the Anabasis, (vol.i. p. 51,) confounds the antelope with the roebuck, and the wild ass with the zebra.]

    The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire

  • Sindbad was wrecked at the mouth of the Ran of Kachch (Cutch) and was carried in a boat to one of the Islands there formed during the rains and where the wild ass (Equus Onager, Khar-gadh, in Pers.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Mr. Lavard remarks that in fleetness the wild ass (Asinus hemippus) equals the gazelle and to overtake it is

    Smith's Bible Dictionary

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