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  1. a variant spelling of bharal
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Examples from the Web for burhel

Historical Examples of burhel

  • The fugitives often saw flocks of burhel—called nao in Bhutan—feeding on the precipitous slopes of the higher hills.

    The Jungle Girl

    Gordon Casserly

  • Occasionally an excursion up one of the side valleys would result in the shooting of a burhel or of a Tibetan gazelle.

  • I think Blyth's name of Ovis burhel should be adopted to the exclusion of the other, which, however, is in general use.

  • I saw a good many flocks of burhel, but no very large heads.

    Mount Everest the Reconnaissance, 1921

    Charles Kenneth Howard-Bury