onager

Primary Meanings of onager

1.
n
an engine that provided medieval artillery used during sieges; a heavy war engine for hurling large stones and other missiles
2.
n
Asiatic wild ass
Full Definitions of onager
1

n an engine that provided medieval artillery used during sieges; a heavy war engine for hurling large stones and other missiles

Synonyms:
arbalest, arbalist, ballista, bricole, catapult, mangonel, trebuchet, trebucket
Type of:
engine
an instrument or machine that is used in warfare, such as a battering ram, catapult, artillery piece, etc.
2

n Asiatic wild ass

Synonyms:
Equus hemionus
Types:
Equus hemionus hemionus, chigetai, dziggetai
Mongolian wild ass
Type of:
wild ass
any of several equine mammals of Asia and northeast Africa

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