kiang

[kee-ahng]
noun
a wild ass, Equus kiang, of Tibet and Mongolia.

Origin:
1880–85; < Tibetan kyang (spelling rkyang)

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kiang (kɪˈæŋ)
 
n
Compare onager a variety of the wild ass, Equus hemionus, that occurs in Tibet and surrounding regions
 
[C19: from Tibetan rkyan]

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Kiang shows us in her article how this is the case for chlorophyll.
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