Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A large goat antelope (Budorcas taxicolor) of the mountains of China, Myanmar (Burma), and the Himalayas, having a broad head, a shaggy yellow-brown coat, and horns that curve back and then up at the tips.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A goat-like antelope, Budorcas taxicolor, related to the Rocky Mountain goat, found at a high altitude in the eastern Himalayas.

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  • noun A Himalayan goat-antelope, Budorcas taxicolor.

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

  • noun large heavily built goat antelope of eastern Himalayan area

Etymologies

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

[Probably from Digaro (Tibeto-Burman language of northeast India).]

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From a Tibeto-Burman language, probably Miju-Mishmi or Digaro-Mishmi.

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