goral

[gawr-uh l, gohr-]
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noun

a short-horned goat antelope, Naemorhedus goral, of the mountainous regions of southeastern Asia: an endangered species.

Nearby words

  1. gopi,
  2. gopāla,
  3. gor,
  4. gora,
  5. gorakhpur,
  6. gorbachev,
  7. gorbachev, mikhail,
  8. gorbachev, mikhail sergeyevich,
  9. gorbals,
  10. gorbelly

Origin of goral

1825–35; perhaps ≪ Sanskrit gaura, gaur

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goral

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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