Definition of "quaggas" []

  • A recently extinct member of the horse family (Equidae), Equus quagga, of southern Africa: it had a sandy brown colouring with zebra-like stripes on the head and shoulders (noun)
  • Plural form of quagga. (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "quaggas" in a sentence
  • "While the scientific community is still debating whether these animals can truly be considered real quaggas, the effort has shown that it could be possible to bring certain species back from extinction."
  • "Even though quaggas are only partially striped, study of their DNA has led some scientists to conclude that the quagga is actually a subspecies of plains zebra."
  • "Today, several generations of these new quaggas have been bred."