Mongolian wild ass

[ mong-goh-lee-uhn wahyld-as, mon‐ ]

  1. a wild ass, Equus hemionus hemionus, a subspecies of the onager, found in southern Mongolia and northern China: having had its populations in Kazakhstan and Siberia exterminated by unchecked hunting, the Mongolian wild ass is now classified as near threatened.

Origin of Mongolian wild ass

First recorded in 1840–45

Words Nearby Mongolian wild ass Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023