takin
noun Etymology: Mishmi (Tibeto-Burman language of northeast India) Date: 1850 a large heavily built bovid ruminant (Budorcas taxicolor) of Tibet and adjacent areas of Asia that is related to the goats and the musk ox and that has horns in both sexes arising near the midline of the head and sweeping abruptly outward and then backward and upward

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Takin — (Budorcas taxicolor) Systematik Ordnung: Paarhufer (Artiodactyla) Unterordnung …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Takin —   [tibetisch] der, s/ e, Rindergämse, Gnuziege, Budọrcas taxicolor, Art der Horntiere, deren systematische Stellung umstritten ist. Der Takin lebt in kleinen Herden in den Bergen des östlichen Zentralasien in Höhen von 2 000 bis 4 500 m über dem …   Universal-Lexikon

  • takin — [tä′kin, tā′kin] n. [< native name in Tibet] a goatlike bovid ruminant (Budorcas taxicolor) of the Himalayan forests …   English World dictionary

  • Takin — Taxobox name = Takin status = VU trend = unknown status system = iucn2.3 image width = 250px regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Mammalia ordo = Artiodactyla familia = Bovidae subfamilia = Caprinae genus = Budorcas species = B.… …   Wikipedia

  • Takin — Budorcas taxicol …   Wikipédia en Français

  • takin — /tah kin, keen/, n. a mountain dwelling bovid, Budorcas taxicolor, native to the eastern Himalayas, China, and northern Burma, that resembles a cross between a goat and a musk ox. [1840 50; alleged to be < Mishmi (Tibeto Burman language of a… …   Universalium

  • Takin — takinas statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Budorcas taxicolor angl. golden takin; takin vok. Takin rus. такин pranc. takin ryšiai: platesnis terminas – takinai …   Žinduolių pavadinimų žodynas

  • takin — takinas statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Budorcas taxicolor angl. golden takin; takin vok. Takin rus. такин pranc. takin ryšiai: platesnis terminas – takinai …   Žinduolių pavadinimų žodynas

  • takin — noun A Himalayan goat antelope, Budorcas taxicolor …   Wiktionary

  • Takin — Ta|kin der; s, s <aus dem Tibet.> in kleinen Herden lebender rinderartiger Wiederkäuer im ostasiat. Hochgebirge …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

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