Przewalski's horse

noun Prze·wal·ski's horse \pshə-ˈväl-skēz-, shə-, ˌpər-zhə-ˈväl-\

Definition of Przewalski's horse

  1. :  a small stocky bay- or dun-colored wild horse (Equus caballus przewalskii synonym E. przewalskii) of central Asia having a large head and short erect mane and now existing chiefly in captivity —called also Prze*wal*ski horse \-skē-\

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Origin and Etymology of przewalski's horse

Nikolaĭ M. Przhevalskiĭ †1888 Russian soldier & explorer

First Known Use: 1881

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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