Definitions for quaggaˈkwæg ə, ˈkwɒg ə

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  1. quagga, Equus quagga(noun)

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

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  1. Quagga(n.)

    A South African wild ass (Equus quagga syn. 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. The species became extinct in the late 1800's, largely due to excessive hunting.

  2. Origin: [Hottentot.]

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  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.

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  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

  2. Origin: [Hottentot.]

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  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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  • kwaggaAfrikaans
  • Quaggafüllen, Quagga, Quaggahengstfohlen, Quaggahengst, Quaggastutfohlen, Quaggastute, QuaggafohlenGerman
  • halgaigi tééh łį́į́ʼNavajo, Navaho
  • кваггаRussian
  • jikvagadül, hikvagadül, kvagadülVolapük

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