[on-uh-jer] /ˈɒn ə dʒər/
noun, plural onagri
[on-uh-grahy] /ˈɒn əˌgraɪ/ (Show IPA), onagers.
a wild ass, Equus hemionus, of southwestern Asia.
an ancient and medieval military catapult for throwing stones.
noun (pl) -gri (-ˌɡraɪ), -gers
a Persian variety of the wild ass, Equus hemionus Compare kiang
an ancient war engine for hurling stones
Asiatic wild ass, mid-14c., from Latin onager, from Greek onagros, from onos “ass” (related to Latin asinus, but the ultimate source is unknown) + agrios “wild,” literally “living in the fields,” from agros “field” (see acre).
[on-air, awn-] /ˈɒnˈɛər, ˈɔn-/ adjective 1. broadcasting: an announcer with five years of on-air experience.
- On a limb
see: out on a limb
strong, the second son of Judah (Gen. 38:4-10; comp. Deut. 25:5; Matt. 22:24). He died before the going down of Jacob and his family into Egypt.
[oh-nuh-niz-uh m] /ˈoʊ nəˌnɪz əm/ noun 1. withdrawal of the penis in sexual intercourse so that ejaculation takes place outside the vagina; coitus interruptus. 2. . /ˈəʊnəˌnɪzəm/ noun 1. another name for masturbation, coitus interruptus n. “masturbation,” also “coitus interruptus,” 1727, from Onan, son of Judah (Gen. xxxviii:9), who spilled his seed on the ground […]