quagga

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noun quag·ga \ˈkwa-gə, ˈkwä-\

Definition of quagga

  1. :  an extinct mammal (Equus quagga) of southern Africa that resembled and was related to the zebras

Origin and Etymology of quagga

obsolete Afrikaans (now kwagga), from Khoikhoi quácha


First Known Use: 1785

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