from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Any of several goat antelopes of the genus Capricornis of mountainous regions of eastern Asia, having short horns and a dark coat.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Any of several species of Asian ungulates of the genus Nemorhaedus (also spelt Naemorhedus).
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The thar.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A name for the goat-antelopes of Asia, forming the genus Nemorhædus: specifically applied to N. bubalinus of the Himalayas. This is about the size of a goat, has small, round horns, curving backward, and a coat of coarse, long, gray hair. One species, N. crispus, occurs in Japan.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. short-horned dark-coated goat antelope of mountain areas of southern and southeastern Asia
Origin unknown.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Lepcha să-ro 'long-haired Tibetan goat'. (Wiktionary)