onager

Definitions of onager
  1. noun
    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
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    type of:
    engine
    an instrument or machine that is used in warfare, such as a battering ram, catapult, artillery piece, etc.
  2. noun
    Asiatic wild ass
    synonyms: Equus hemionus
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    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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