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Noun: onager (onagers,onagri)  ó-nu-ju(r)
  1. An engine that provided medieval artillery used during sieges; a heavy war engine for hurling large stones and other missiles
    - catapult, arbalest, arbalist, ballista, bricole, mangonel, trebuchet, trebucket, arblast
     
  2. Asiatic wild ass
    - Equus hemionus

Derived forms: onagri, onagers

Type of: engine, wild ass

Encyclopedia: Onager