Przhevalski's horse

noun Przhe·val·ski's horse \¦pərzhə¦|välzkēz-, ¦prezhə¦|, (p)sheˈ|\
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Przewalski's horse

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Prejevalsky's horse

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Prjevalsky's horse

\¦pərzhə¦|välzkēz-, ¦prezhə¦|, (p)sheˈ|\

Definition of Przhevalski's horse

  1. :  a wild horse (Equus przewalskii) of central Asia intermediate between the true horse and the ass and having a dun-colored coat with a brown mane, the lower half of the tail covered with long hairs, callosities on all four legs, and broad hoofs

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Origin and Etymology of przhevalski's horse

after Nikolai M. Przhevalski †1888 Russian soldier and explorer


First Known Use: 1881


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