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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.

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  • 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

Etymologies

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

Origin unknown.

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From Lepcha să-ro 'long-haired Tibetan goat'.

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