Markhoor
Markhoor Mark"hoor`, markhor mark"hor`, n. [Per. m[=a]r-kh[=o]r snake eater.] (Zo["o]l.) A large wild goat ({Capra falconeri} syn. {Capra megaceros}), having huge flattened spiral horns. It inhabits the mountains of Northern India and Cashmere. [1913 Webster]

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  • markhoor — /mahr koor/, n., pl. markhoors, (esp. collectively) markhoor. markhor. * * * …   Universalium

  • markhoor — noun large Himalayan goat with large spiraled horns • Syn: ↑markhor, ↑Capra falconeri • Hypernyms: ↑wild goat * * * noun see markhor * * * /mahr koor/, n., pl. markhoors, (esp. collectively) markhoor …   Useful english dictionary

  • markhoor — mar·khoor …   English syllables

  • Capra falconeri — Markhoor Mark hoor , markhor mark hor , n. [Per. m[=a]r kh[=o]r snake eater.] (Zo[ o]l.) A large wild goat ({Capra falconeri} syn. {Capra megaceros}), having huge flattened spiral horns. It inhabits the mountains of Northern India and Cashmere.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Capra megaceros — Markhoor Mark hoor , markhor mark hor , n. [Per. m[=a]r kh[=o]r snake eater.] (Zo[ o]l.) A large wild goat ({Capra falconeri} syn. {Capra megaceros}), having huge flattened spiral horns. It inhabits the mountains of Northern India and Cashmere.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • markhor — Markhoor Mark hoor , markhor mark hor , n. [Per. m[=a]r kh[=o]r snake eater.] (Zo[ o]l.) A large wild goat ({Capra falconeri} syn. {Capra megaceros}), having huge flattened spiral horns. It inhabits the mountains of Northern India and Cashmere.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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