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markhoor

[mahr-koo r] /ˈmɑr kʊər/
noun, plural markhoors (especially collectively) markhoor.
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  • I had been shifting, trying to get on markhoor ground, and on this day I killed my first markhoor.

  • Five days later I got two ibex, which at a distance we had mistaken for markhoor.

  • As soon as I got well, I started off for the real mountains, hoping especially to get ibex and markhoor.

  • The markhoor was just below us, round a turn in the Indus Valley.

  • The markhoor is a magnificent goat, with long whitish hair and great spiral horns.

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