mountain goat


Origin:
1825–35, Americanism

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mountain goat
 
n
1.  short for Rocky Mountain goat
2.  any wild goat inhabiting mountainous regions

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Example sentences
There was also a snow leopard versus a mountain goat on a nearly vertical slope.
Patrons recommend the herbed and marinated mountain goat.
It is full of stuffed and mounted animals ranging from a tarantula to a
  mountain goat.
The train is a sort of mechanical mountain goat, balancing on trestles and
  steep rock walls far above deep gorges.
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