Quagga definitions

kwăg'ə, kwŏg'ə
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.
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An extinct zebra (Equus quagga) of South Africa.
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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.
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Origin of quagga

From Dutch quagga (whence also Afrikaans kwagga), from a Khoisan term, probably Haiǁom/Nama ǁkoaah, apparently of imitative origin.