tarpan

noun
tar·​pan | \ (ˈ)tär¦pan \
plural -s

Definition of tarpan

: a small swift dun-colored horse once found wild in Europe and parts of Asia but now extinct in its pure wild form and confined to herds which have been reestablished especially in Poland

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History and Etymology for tarpan

Russian, from Kyrgyz

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“Tarpan.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tarpan. Accessed 29 May. 2020.

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