from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Any of various wild ruminant mammals of the family Bovidae, such as the mountain goat or the chamois, having characteristics of both goats and antelopes.

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  • n. Any of a group of herbivore mammals, the subfamily Caprinae, that includes domestic sheep and goats.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. one of several species of antelopes, which in some respects resemble a goat, having recurved horns, a stout body, large hoofs, and a short, flat tail, as the goral, thar, mazame, and chikara.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. bovid related to goats but having antelope-like features: mountain goats; gorals; serows; chamois; gnu goats


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