kiang

[kee-ahng]

Origin of kiang

1880–85; < Tibetan kyang (spelling rkyang)
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British Dictionary definitions for kiang

kiang

noun
  1. a variety of the wild ass, Equus hemionus, that occurs in Tibet and surrounding regionsCompare onager

Word Origin for kiang

C19: from Tibetan rkyan
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