Przewalski's horse

noun Prze·wal·ski's horse \ pshə-ˈväl-skēz- , shə- , ˌpər-zhə-ˈväl- \
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of Przewalski's horse

: 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\pshə-ˈväl-skē-, shə-, ˌpər-zhə-ˈväl-\

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Origin and Etymology of przewalski's horse

Nikolaĭ M. Przhevalskiĭ †1888 Russian soldier & explorer


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