Definition of tarpan in English:

tarpan

Line breaks: tar¦pan
Pronunciation: /ˈtɑːpan
 
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noun

  • A greyish wild horse that was formerly common in eastern Europe and western Asia, hunted to extinction by 1919.
    • Equus caballus gomelini, family Equidae
    More 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.

Origin

Kyrgyz.

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