bharal

or bur·rhel

[ bur-uh l ]
/ ˈbɜr əl /

noun

a wild sheep, Pseudois nahoor, of Tibet and adjacent mountainous regions, having goatlike horns that curve backward.

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Also called blue sheep.

Origin of bharal

Borrowed into English from Hindi around 1830–40
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British Dictionary definitions for bharal

bharal

burhel

/ (ˈbʌrəl) /

noun

a wild Himalayan sheep, Pseudois nayaur, with a bluish-grey coat and round backward-curving horns

Word Origin for bharal

Hindi
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