bharal

bharal

[bur-uhl]
noun
a wild sheep, Pseudois nahoor, of Tibet and adjacent mountainous regions, having goatlike horns that curve backward.
Also, burrhel.
Also called blue sheep.


Origin:
1830–40; < Hindi

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bharal or burhel (ˈbʌrəl)
 
n
a wild Himalayan sheep, Pseudois nayaur, with a bluish-grey coat and round backward-curving horns
 
[Hindi]
 
burhel or burhel
 
n
 
[Hindi]

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