a small, stocky antelope (Saiga tatarica) with a broad, fleshy snout, native to the steppes of SE Russia and SW Siberia
Origin of saigaRussian sajga
A medium-sized antelope (Saiga tatarica) of the steppes of Eurasia, having a large fleshy snout and, in the male, ridged yellowish horns.
Origin of saigaRussian saĭga from Chagatai saiğak
- Saiga tatarica, an antelope which inhabits a vast area between Kalmykia, Kazakhstan, southern Siberia.