Definition of onager in English:

onager

Pronunciation /ˈänəjər/ /ˈɑnədʒər/ /ˈônəjər/ /ˈɔnədʒər/

noun

  • An animal of a race of the Asian wild ass native to northern Iran.

    Equus hemionus onager, family Equidae. Compare with kiang

Origin

Middle English via Latin from Greek onagros, from onos ‘ass’ + agrios ‘wild’.