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izard

[iz-erd] /ˈɪz ərd/
noun
1.
a chamois that inhabits the Pyrenees.
Origin
1785-1795
1785-95; < French, variant of isard < dial. (Gascon) isart

Izard

[iz-erd] /ˈɪz ərd/
noun
1.
Ralph, 1742–1804, U.S. diplomat and politician.
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British Dictionary definitions for izard

izard

/ˈɪzəd/
noun
1.
(esp in the Pyrenees) another name for chamois
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Word Origin and History for 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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