tangun

noun
tan·​gun | \ ˈtäŋgən \
variants: or tangum \ -​gəm \ or less commonly tanghan \ -​gən \
plural -s

Definition of tangun

: a small strong usually piebald pony of Tibet and Bhutan

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History and Etymology for tangun

Hindi ṭā̃gan, ṭā̃ghan

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“Tangun.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tangun. Accessed 31 Jul. 2021.

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