Prjevalsky's horse\¦pərzhə¦|välzkēz-, ¦prezhə¦|, (p)sheˈ|\
Definition of Przhevalski's horse
: 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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