HyperDic: onager

English > 2 senses of the word onager:
NOUNartifactonager, catapult, arbalest, arbalist, ballista, bricole, mangonel, trebuchet, trebucketan engine that provided medieval artillery used during sieges
animalonager, Equus hemionusAsiatic wild ass
English > onager: 2 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningAn engine that provided medieval artillery used during sieges; a heavy war engine for hurling large stones and other missiles.
Synonymscatapult, arbalest, arbalist, ballista, bricole, mangonel, trebuchet, trebucket
BroaderengineAn instrument or machine that is used in warfare, such as a battering ram, catapult, artillery piece, etc.
Spanisharbalesta, arbalest, arbalist, balista, bricole, catapulta, fundíbulo, mangonel, trabuquete, trebuchet
Catalanarbalest, arbalist, balista, catapulta, manganell, mangonel, trabuquet, trebuchet
English > onager: 2 senses > noun 2, animal
MeaningAsiatic wild ass.
SynonymEquus hemionus
Narrowerchigetai, dziggetai, Equus hemionus hemionusMongolian wild ass
Broaderwild assAny of several equine mammals of Asia and northeast Africa
Spanishequus hemionus, onagro
Catalanequus hemionus, Equus hemionus, onagre

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