Definition of Mountain zebra

1. Noun. Narrow-striped nearly extinct zebra of southern Africa.

Exact synonyms: Equus Zebra Zebra
Generic synonyms: Zebra



Definition of Mountain zebra

1. Noun. a species of zebra, native to South-western Angola, Namibia and South Africa, (''Equus zebra'') ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Literary usage of Mountain zebra

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1. British Central Africa: An Attempt to Give Some Account of a Portion of the by Harry Hamilton Johnston (1898)
"From the resemblance between these two types of mountain zebra one might imagine that there had been a regular race of mountain zebras inhabiting all the ..."

2. Cyclopædia of India and of Eastern and Southern Asia, Commercial, Industrial by Edward Balfour (1871)
"The Zebra of modern nomenclature, or (more distinctively) the mountain Zebra ; Wild Paard (Wild Horse) of the Dutch colonists of South Africa. ..."

3. Nature's Strongholds: The World's Great Wildlife Reserves by Laura Riley, William Riley (2005)
"mountain zebra National Park—formerly endangered Cape mountain zebras were brought back from near-extinction here. There are also herds of elands, ..."

4. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: “a” Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature edited by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"ZEBRA, the name used for all the striped members of the horse-tribe, although properly applicable only to the .true or mountain zebra. ..."

5. Points of the Horse: A Treatise on the Conformation, Movements, Breeds and by Matthew Horace Hayes (1904)
"Geographical Distribution of Wild Asses—Domestic Ass and Nubian Wild Ass— Somaliland Wild Ass—Onager—Syrian Wild Ass—Kiang—mountain zebra— Burchell's ..."

6. Big Game Shooting by Horace Gordon Hutchinson (1905)
"There can be little doubt that this animal is merely a local race of the mountain zebra. It exhibits practically the same markings and characteristics as ..."

7. British Central Africa: An Attempt to Give Some Account of a Portion of the by Harry Hamilton Johnston (1898)
"From the resemblance between these two types of mountain zebra one might imagine that there had been a regular race of mountain zebras inhabiting all the ..."

8. Cyclopædia of India and of Eastern and Southern Asia, Commercial, Industrial by Edward Balfour (1871)
"The Zebra of modern nomenclature, or (more distinctively) the mountain Zebra ; Wild Paard (Wild Horse) of the Dutch colonists of South Africa. ..."

9. Nature's Strongholds: The World's Great Wildlife Reserves by Laura Riley, William Riley (2005)
"mountain zebra National Park—formerly endangered Cape mountain zebras were brought back from near-extinction here. There are also herds of elands, ..."

10. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: “a” Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature edited by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"ZEBRA, the name used for all the striped members of the horse-tribe, although properly applicable only to the .true or mountain zebra. ..."

11. Points of the Horse: A Treatise on the Conformation, Movements, Breeds and by Matthew Horace Hayes (1904)
"Geographical Distribution of Wild Asses—Domestic Ass and Nubian Wild Ass— Somaliland Wild Ass—Onager—Syrian Wild Ass—Kiang—mountain zebra— Burchell's ..."

12. Big Game Shooting by Horace Gordon Hutchinson (1905)
"There can be little doubt that this animal is merely a local race of the mountain zebra. It exhibits practically the same markings and characteristics as ..."

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