Rocky Mountain goat


Rocky Mountain goat
a long-haired, white, antelopelike wild goat, Oreamnos americanus, of mountainous regions of western North America, having short, black horns.
[1835-45, Amer.]

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  • mountain goat — ☆ mountain goat n. ROCKY MOUNTAIN GOAT * * * or Rocky Mountain goat Ruminant (bovid species Oreamnos americanus) of the Yukon to the northern Rockies that is more closely related to antelopes than to goats. Stocky, with a hump at the withers,… …   Universalium

  • mountain goat — ☆ mountain goat n. ROCKY MOUNTAIN GOAT …   English World dictionary

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  • mountain goat — noun 1》 (also Rocky Mountain goat) a goat antelope with shaggy white hair and backward curving horns, living in the Rocky Mountains of North America. [Oreamnos americanus.] 2》 any goat that lives on mountains, proverbial for its agility …   English new terms dictionary

  • mountain goat — noun A sure footed goat antelope, Oreamnos americanus, of the North American mountains, having black curved horns and a shaggy coat. Syn: Rocky Mountain goat …   Wiktionary


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