Definitions for quaggaˈkwæg ə, ˈkwɒg ə
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
quag•gaˈkwæg ə, ˈkwɒg ə(n.)
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.
Origin of quagga:
1775–85; < Afrik
quagga, Equus quagga(noun)
mammal of South Africa that resembled a zebra; extinct since late 19th century
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.
Origin: Khoi-San: qha-ha through Dutch.
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