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chigetai

[ chig-i-tahy ]
/ ˈtʃɪg ɪˌtaɪ /
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noun
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Also dzig·ge·tai [jig-i-tahy] /ˈdʒɪg ɪˌtaɪ/ .

Origin of chigetai

First recorded in 1790–95; from Mongolian chikitei “with ears, eared,” derivative of chiki(n) “ear”
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British Dictionary definitions for chigetai

chigetai
/ (ˌtʃɪɡɪˈtaɪ) /

noun
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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