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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Asiatic wild ass; Medieval artillery used during sieges.

Usage examples (28)
  • This is an onager-like tossing of burning pitch and stones.
  • The cart came out, the gate was reclosed, and the onager, led by Pencroft, advanced at a slow pace.
  • The alpha male onager is extremely protective of his onager-harem, and will castrate any new males born.
  • Characteristic fauna includes onager, gazelles, cheetah, leopard, the desert fox, and many species of birds. for more
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  • This word was used in the 2006 Scripps National Spelling Bee finals.
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