- Ralph,1742–1804, U.S. diplomat and politician.
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- (esp in the Pyrenees) another name for chamois
Word Origin and History for ralph izard
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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