Definitions for kiangkiˈɑŋ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ki•angkiˈɑŋ(n.)

  1. a wild ass, Equus hemionus kiang, of Tibet and Mongolia.

    Category: Mammals

Origin of kiang:

1880–85; < Tibetan kyang (sp. rkyang)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. kiang, Equus kiang(noun)

    wild ass of Tibet and Mongolia

Wiktionary

  1. kiang(Noun)

    A large wild ass Equus kiang native to the Tibetan Plateau.

  2. Origin: From རྐྱང.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Kiang(noun)

    the dziggetai

Freebase

  1. Kiang

    The kiang is the largest of the wild asses. It is native to the Tibetan Plateau, where it inhabits montane and alpine grasslands. Its current range is restricted to Ladakh in Jammu and Kashmir, plains of the Tibetan plateau and northern Nepal along the Tibetan border. Other common names for this species include Tibetan wild ass, khyang, and gorkhar.

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