Definition of Equus burchelli

1. Noun. Of the plains of central and eastern Africa.

Exact synonyms: Burchell's Zebra, Common Zebra
Generic synonyms: Zebra

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Equus Burchelli

Equetus lanceolatus
Equetus pulcher
Equisetum Sylvaticum
Equisetum arvense
Equisetum fluviatile
Equisetum hyemale
Equisetum hyemale robustum
Equisetum palustre
Equisetum robustum
Equisetum variegatum
Equus Burchelli
Equus asinus
Equus caballus
Equus caballus gomelini
Equus caballus przevalskii
Equus caballus przewalskii
Equus grevyi
Equus hemionus
Equus hemionus hemionus
Equus kiang
Equus quagga
Equus zebra zebra
Eragrostic abyssinica
Eragrostis curvula

Literary usage of Equus burchelli

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Text-book of Zoology by Thomas Jeffery Parker, William Aitcheson Haswell (1921)
"... Zebra (equus burchelli). (From the Cambridge Natural History.) the limbs very short and thick, the head enormous, with a transversely expanded snout, ..."

2. Our Vanishing Wild Life: Its Extermination and Preservation by William Temple Hornaday (1913)
"BURCHELL'S ZEBRA (equus burchelli typicus).—The foundation type of what now is the Burchell group of zebras, consisting of four or five tub- species of the ..."

3. The Kilima-Njaro Expedition: A Record of Scientific Exploration in Eastern by Harry Hamilton Johnston (1886)
"These horns were brought in to Mr. Johnston by the A-kamba people, who obtain them by killing the animals with poisoned arrows. 35. equus burchelli, var. ..."

4. Nature by Nature Publishing Group, Norman Lockyer (1883)
"Hr differs from the equus burchelli of Regent's Park Garda being larger and differently striped. The stripes of oar «ein were black upon white (not yellow) ..."

5. Sport in East Central Africa: Being an Account of Hunting Trips in by Frederick Vaughan Kirby (1899)
"BURCHELL'S ZEBRA (equus burchelli). Zebras occur throughout the regions under notice, but during the dry season are seldom met with in the interior of the ..."

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