Definition of Chigetai

1. Noun. Mongolian wild ass.

Exact synonyms: Dziggetai, Equus Hemionus Hemionus
Generic synonyms: Equus Hemionus, Onager



Definition of Chigetai

1. a wild ass [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Chigetai

chiffarobes
chiffchaff
chiffchaffs
chiffon
chiffon cake
chiffon cakes
chiffonade
chiffonades
chiffonier
chiffoniers
chiffonlike
chiffonnier
chiffons
chifforobe
chifforobes
chigetai (current term)
chigetais
chigger
chigger flower
chiggerflower
chiggers
chignon
chignoned
chignons
chigoe
chigoe flea
chigoes
chigre
chigres
chik

Literary usage of Chigetai

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1. Proceedings by Zoological Society of London (1904)
"Judging from its coloration, the chigetai ... and perhaps also in length of ear, as well as in their cry, the chigetai and the Kiang are more horse-like. ..."

2. Guide to the Specimens of the Horse Family (Equidæ) Exhibited in the by Richard Lydekker (1907)
"... (Equus hemionus typicus], inhabiting Mongolia and Turkestan, is termed chigetai ... type of .colouring, the chigetai agrees essentially with the Kiang. ..."

3. British Museum Guides: Vertrbrates by British Museum (Natural History) (1906)
"... inhabiting Mongolia and Turkestan, is termed chigetai by the Mongols and Kulan by the Tatars and Kirghiz. It is at pn not shown in the collection. ..."

4. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and (1910)
"There are two species of Asiatic wild ass, with several varieties. The first and largest has two races, the chigetai (Equus ..."

5. Journal of the Washington Academy of Sciences by Washington Academy of Sciences (1915)
"... chigetai (Equus hemionus), and the kiang (E. Kiang); from which certain indices in equine craniometry have been computed. From these measurements and ..."

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