Definitions for saigaˈsaɪ gə

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

sai•gaˈsaɪ gə(n.)(pl.)-gas.

  1. a goatlike antelope, Saiga tatarica, of W Asia and E Russia, having a greatly enlarged muzzle.

    Category: Mammals

Origin of saiga:

1795–1805; (< NL) < Russ saĭgá(k) < Turkic

Princeton's WordNet

  1. saiga, Saiga tatarica(noun)

    goat-like antelope of central Eurasia having a stubby nose like a proboscis


  1. saiga(Noun)

    An antelope which inhabits a vast area between Kalmykia, Kazakhstan, southern Siberia.

  2. Origin: сайга, from a language.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Saiga(noun)

    an antelope (Saiga Tartarica) native of the plains of Siberia and Eastern Russia. The male has erect annulated horns, and tufts of long hair beneath the eyes and ears


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