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Meaning of ONAGER

Pronunciation:  'ânujur

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  Asiatic wild ass
  2. [n]  medieval artillery used during sieges; a heavy war engine for hurling large stones
 

ONAGER is a 6 letter word that starts with O.

 

 Synonyms: arbalest, arbalist, bricole, catapult, Equus hemionus, trebuchet, trebucket
 
 See Also: artillery, chigetai, dziggetai, Equus hemionus hemionus, gun, heavy weapon, ordnance, wild ass

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\On"a*ger\, n.; pl. L. {Onagri}, E. {Onagers}. [L.
onager, onagrus, Gr. ?.]
1. (Rom.Antiq.) A military engine acting like a sling, which
   threw stones from a bag or wooden bucket, and was operated
   by machinery. --Fairholt.

2. (Zo["o]l.) A wild ass, especially the koulan.

 

 

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