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izard

[ iz-erd ]
/ ˈɪz ərd /
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noun

a chamois that inhabits the Pyrenees.

Nearby words

izabal, izalco, izanagi, izanami, izar, izard, izard, ralph, izba, izetbegovic, izetbegović, izhevsk

Origin of izard

1785–95; < French, variant of isard < dial. (Gascon) isart

Definition for izard (2 of 2)

Izard

[ iz-erd ]
/ ˈɪz ərd /

noun

Ralph,1742–1804, U.S. diplomat and politician.
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British Dictionary definitions for izard

izard

/ (ˈɪzəd) /

noun

(esp in the Pyrenees) another name for chamois
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Word Origin and History for izard

izard


n.

chamois-like antelope of the Pyrenees, 1791, from French isard, Gascon isart, "perhaps of Iberian origin," or [Klein] from Basque (cf. izzara "star").

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