quagga

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From Dutch quagga (whence also Afrikaans kwagga), from a Khoisan term, probably Haiǁom/Nama ǁkoaah, apparently of imitative origin.

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quagga (plural quaggas)

  1. A southern African subspecies of zebra, [[Wikispecies:Equus quagga quagga|]], which went extinct in 1883, and the upper parts of which were reddish brown, becoming paler behind and beneath, while the face, neck, and fore part of the body were marked by dark stripes.

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  1. ^ quagga” in Dictionary.com Unabridged, v1.0.1, Lexico Publishing Group, 2006.