- a wild sheep, Pseudois nahoor, of Tibet and adjacent mountainous regions, having goatlike horns that curve backward.
Origin of bharal
Borrowed into English from Hindi around 1830–40
Also called blue sheep.
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- a wild Himalayan sheep, Pseudois nayaur, with a bluish-grey coat and round backward-curving horns
Word Origin for bharal
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