kiang

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noun ki·ang \kē-ˈäŋ\

Definition of kiang

  1. :  an Asian wild ass (Equus kiang synonym E. hemionus kiang) usually with reddish back and sides and white underparts, muzzle, and legs

Origin and Etymology of kiang

Tibetan (Lhasa dialect) gyā̃, gyā̃ŋ (written Tibetan rgyaŋ)


First Known Use: 1869

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