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saiga

noun sai·ga \ ˈsīgə \

Definition of saiga

plural -s
: a small silver coin issued under the Merovingians (6th to 8th centuries) and current in France before the introduction of the denier

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Origin and Etymology of saiga

Medieval Latin


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saiga

noun \ " \

Definition of saiga

plural -s
: a sheeplike antelope (Saiga tartarica) of Siberia and eastern Russia having the nasal region inflated and the nostrils widely separated and in the male having lyrate annulated horns and tufts of long hair beneath the eyes and ears

Origin and Etymology of saiga

Russian saĭga, from Fagatai saigak


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