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Quagga meaning

quagga - 2 dictionary results

  1. 1. A South African wild ass ( Equus, Hippotigris, quagga). The upper parts are reddish brown, becoming paler behind and behind and beneath, with dark stripes on the face, neck, and fore part of the body.
  2. 2. A South African four- footed animal of the zebra family; said to be no longer in existence.

quagga - examples of usage

  1. Just beyond the outskirts of the town were herds of wildebeeste, blesbuck, and quagga grazing quietly about, like so many herds of cattle. - "Reminiscences of a South African Pioneer", W. C. Scully.
  2. I remember a locality called " Leeuw Dooms" where blesbuck, wildebeeste, and quagga were in almost incredible abundance. - "Reminiscences of a South African Pioneer", W. C. Scully.
  3. There were two kinds of zebra, a quagga, and a buffalo, both huge and dangerous. - "Impressions of South Africa", James Bryce.
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