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tarpan

[tahr-pan] /tɑrˈpæn/
noun
1.
a small, dun-colored wild horse chiefly of southern Russia, having a flowing mane and tail: extinct since the early 20th century but somewhat restored by selective breeding of mixed-breed domestic horses, and sustained in zoos.
Origin of tarpan
1835-1845
1835-45; < Russian tarpán, said to be < Kazakh or Kirghiz
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tarpan

/ˈtɑːpæn/
noun
1.
a European wild horse, Equus caballus gomelini, common in prehistoric times but now extinct
Word Origin
from Kirghiz Tatar
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