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kiang

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noun ki·ang \kē-ˈäŋ\

Definition of kiang

  1. :  an Asian wild ass (Equus kiang syn. E. hemionus kiang) usually with reddish back and sides and white underparts, muzzle, and legs



Origin of kiang

Tibetan (Lhasa dialect) gyā̃, gyā̃ŋ (written Tibetan rgyaŋ)


First Known Use: 1869


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