Kiang definition

kē-äng
A large wild ass, Equus kiang, native to the Tibetan Plateau.
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A large wild ass (Equus kiang) of the Tibetan Plateau, having a reddish-brown and white coat.
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A wild ass (Equus hemionus kiang) found in Tibet and Mongolia.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
kiang
Plural:
kiangs

Origin of kiang

  • From colloquial Tibetan (Lhasa dialect) equivalent to written Tibetan rkyaṅ

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Tibetan རྐྱང (rkyang, “wild ass”).

    From Wiktionary