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.
Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019
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Historical Examples of burrhel
In Asia it should include the great Indian rhinoceros and its allied species, the burrhel, the Nilgiri tahr and the gayal.
Riding back we saw some burrhel on the opposite hills, too far off to make a successful stalk possible.
British Dictionary definitions for burrhel
a wild Himalayan sheep, Pseudois nayaur, with a bluish-grey coat and round backward-curving horns
Word Origin for bharal
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