A southern African subspecies of zebra, Equus quagga quagga, which went extinct in 1883, and the upper parts of which were reddish brown, becoming paler behind and beneath, while the face, neck, and fore part of the body were marked by dark stripes.
An equid (Equus quagga subsp. quagga) of southern Africa, extinct since the late 1800s. It was brownish with stripes only on the head, neck, and front of the body.
An extinct zebra (Equus quagga) of South Africa.
Alternative Form of quagga -
Origin of quagga
Earlier Afrikaans (now spelledkwagga) from Khoikhoi !ua-xaperhaps imitative of its braying
American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
From Dutchquagga (whence also Afrikaans kwagga), from a Khoisan term, probably Haiǁom/Namaǁkoaah, apparently of imitative origin.
Quagga Sentence Examples
The elephant, giraffe, lion, leopard, hyena, zebra, buffalo, gnu, quagga, kudu, eland and many other kinds of antelope roamed the plains; the rhinoceros, hippopotamus and crocodile lived in or frequented the rivers, and ostriches and baboons were numerous.
The crest is very high, surmounted by a standing mane, banded The Quagga (Equus quagga).