Definition of tarpan in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈtɑːpan/


A greyish wild horse that was formerly common in eastern Europe and western Asia, hunted to extinction by 1919.
  • Equus caballus gomelini, family Equidae.
Example sentences
  • They essentially tried to do the same thing with the tarpans and the forest bison and some other animals.
  • Surprisingly like tarpans in skull and build, the mares were bred to Przewalski stallions.
  • It took several generations to bring back wild horses that most closely resemble the original tarpan.



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