[ chig-i-tahy ]
/ ˈtʃɪg ɪˌtaɪ /
a Mongolian wild ass, Equus hemionus hemionus, related to the onager.
Origin of chigetai
< Mongolian chikitei literally, with ears, eared, derivative of chiki(n) ear
Also called dziggetai.
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British Dictionary definitions for chigetai
/ (ˌtʃɪɡɪˈtaɪ) /
a variety of the Asiatic wild ass, Equus hemionus, of MongoliaAlso spelt: dziggetai
Word Origin for chigetai
from Mongolian tchikhitei long-eared, from tchikhi ear
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