Argal
Argal Ar"gal, ||Argali Ar"ga*li, n. [Mongolian.] (Zo["o]l.) A species of wild sheep ({Ovis ammon}, or {Ovis argali}), remarkable for its large horns. It inhabits the mountains of Siberia and central Asia. [1913 Webster]

Note: The bearded argali is the aoudad. See {Aoudad}. The name is also applied to the bighorn sheep of the Rocky Mountains. See {Bighorn}. [1913 Webster] ||


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  • argal — àrgāl m <G argála> DEFINICIJA zool. divlja krupna ovca Ovis ammon, živi u gorskim predjelima centralne Azije; a. gorski ETIMOLOGIJA rus. argàl ← mong …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • Argal — Ar gal, n. Crude tartar. See {Argol}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Argal — Ar gal, adv. A ludicrous corruption of the Latin word ergo, therefore. Shak. [1913 Webster] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • argal — s. m. Argau …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • argal — [är′gəl] n. ARGOL …   English World dictionary

  • Argal — Infobox Settlement official name = Argal other name = native name = nickname = settlement type =Village Development Committee motto = imagesize = image caption = flag size = image seal size = image shield = shield size = image blank emblem =… …   Wikipedia

  • argal — argal1 /ahr geuhl/, n. Chem. argol. argal2 /ahr geuhl/, n. argali. argal3 /ahr geuhl/, conj., adv. Literary. therefore: used facetiously to indicate that the reasoning that had gone before or the conclusion that follows is specious or absurd.… …   Universalium

  • argal — 1. adverb thus, therefore 2. noun crude tartar …   Wiktionary

  • argal — n. argali, wild sheep native of dry mountainous areas in central Asia …   English contemporary dictionary

  • argal — ar·gal …   English syllables

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