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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

quag•gaˈkwæg ə, ˈkwɒg ə(n.)

  1. an extinct equine mammal, Equus quagga, of S Africa, related to and resembling the zebra, but striped only on the forepart of the body and the head.

    Category: Mammals

Origin of quagga:

1775–85; < Afrik

Princeton's WordNet

  1. quagga, Equus quagga(noun)

    mammal of South Africa that resembled a zebra; extinct since late 19th century

Wiktionary

  1. quagga(Noun)

    A southern African subspecies of zebra, Equus quagga quagga, extinct since 1883. The upper parts are reddish brown, becoming paler behind and beneath, with dark stripes on the face, neck, and fore part of the body. Taxonomic name: Equus quagga.

  2. Origin: Khoi-San: qha-ha through Dutch.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Quagga(noun)

    a South African wild ass (Equus, / Hippotigris, quagga). The upper parts are reddish brown, becoming paler behind and behind and beneath, with dark stripes on the face, neck, and fore part of the body

Freebase

  1. Quagga

    The quagga is an extinct subspecies of the plains zebra, which was once found in great numbers in the Karoo of the former Cape Province and the southern part of the former Orange Free State in South Africa.

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