Definitions

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  • n. Alternative form of goat antelope.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A goat-like antelope of the genus Nemorhedus, as the goral, N. goral, or N. crispus of Japan. P. L. Sclater. See cut under goral.

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Examples

  • Red goral occurs primarily in southeast Tibet where authorities have established a reserve specifically for this goat-antelope.

    Northeastern Himalayan subalpine conifer forests

  • Yes, it's a Takin Budorcas taxicolor, a bizarre goat-antelope from the bamboo forests of the Himalayas.

    Archive 2006-05-01

  • The goatlike species related to mouflon, chamois and ibex, divided their range by altitude, or by differences of terrain and landscape, with the wild goat-antelope, ibex, taking the highest ground with the steepest crags, followed at slightly lower elevations by the smaller and very nimble chamois, with the mouflon below them.

    The Plains of Passage

  • Here the game¬óbighorn and white goat-antelope, moose, wapiti, and black-tail deer and white-tail deer¬óflourish unmolested.

    XI. A Curious Experience

  • Madras term of "goat-antelope" is more appropriate.

    Natural History of the Mammalia of India and Ceylon

  • This year's coffee whitener is Takin, a politically repressed Chinese goat-antelope whose milk is the talk of Brooklyn.

    The Globe and Mail - Home RSS feed

  • Don't miss David Schwab's wonderful 1933 portrait of a friendly takin, or goat-antelope, going nose to nose with someone named Capt.

  • Antilocapra americana, which literally means the "American goat-antelope."

    WN.com - Business News

  • Budorcas taxicolor bedfordi is a large, rather odd-looking "goat-antelope" that lives among the bamboo and rhododendrons of the Eastern Himalayas, and in the North Bohemian town of Liberec.

    Latest articles - Radio Prague

  • The Czech Republic's oldest zoo, in Liberec, is now host to its sixth new Golden Takin, an endangered goat-antelope from China.

    Latest articles - Radio Prague

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