variants or dzeggetai
plural -s
: a wild ass of Mongolia being probably a variety of the kiang

Word History


borrowed from Mongolian (Khalkha) čixtej, literally, "having ears, eared," from čix "ear" + -tej, comitative suffix

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“Chigetai.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Oct. 2023.

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