Onager

Definition of Onager

On´a`ger
n.1.(Rom. Antiq.) A military engine acting like a sling, which threw stones from a bag or wooden bucket, and was operated by machinery.
2.(Zool.) A wild ass of central Asia, especially the koulan (Equus hemionus syn. Equus hemippus syn. Equus onager, formely Asinus onager).

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arbalest, arbalist, artillery, ballista, bricole, catapult, gun, heavy weapon, mangonel, ordnance, trebuchet, trebucket
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