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chigetai

[chig-i-tahy]
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noun
  1. a Mongolian wild ass, Equus hemionus hemionus, related to the onager.
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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

chigetai

noun
  1. a variety of the Asiatic wild ass, Equus hemionus, of MongoliaAlso spelt: dziggetai
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Word Origin

from Mongolian tchikhitei long-eared, from tchikhi ear
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