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kiang

[kee-ahng] /kiˈɑŋ/
noun
1.
a wild ass, Equus kiang, of Tibet and Mongolia.
Origin
1880-1885
1880-85; < Tibetan kyang (spelling rkyang)
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kiang

/kɪˈæŋ/
noun
1.
a variety of the wild ass, Equus hemionus, that occurs in Tibet and surrounding regions Compare onager
Word Origin
C19: from Tibetan rkyan
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