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goral

[ gawr-uhl, gohr- ]
/ ˈgɔr əl, ˈgoʊr- /
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noun
a short-horned goat antelope, Naemorhedus goral, of the mountainous regions of southeastern Asia: an endangered species.
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Origin of goral

1825–35; perhaps ≪ Sanskrit gaura, gaur
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British Dictionary definitions for goral

goral
/ (ˈɡɔːrəl) /

noun
a small goat antelope, Naemorhedus goral, inhabiting mountainous regions of S Asia. It has a yellowish-grey and black coat and small conical horns

Word Origin for goral

C19: from Hindi, probably of Sanskrit origin
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