markhoor

markhoor

[mahr-koor]
noun, plural markhoors (especially collectively) markhoor.
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markhor or markhoor (ˈmɑːkɔː, ˈmɑːkʊə)
 
n , pl -khors, -khor, -khoors, -khoor
a large wild Himalayan goat, Capra falconeri, with a reddish-brown coat and large spiralled horns
 
[C19: from Persian, literally: snake-eater, from mār snake + -khōr eating]
 
markhoor or markhoor
 
n
 
[C19: from Persian, literally: snake-eater, from mār snake + -khōr eating]

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