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tahr

[tahr] /tɑr/
noun
1.
any of several Old World wild goats of the genus Hemitragus, as H. jemlahicus (Himalayan tahr) introduced into New Zealand, having a long mane and short, stout, recurving horns: most are endangered or threatened in their native regions.
Also, thar.
Origin of tahr
1832
1832; < Nepali thār
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tahr

/tɑː/
noun
1.
any of several goatlike bovid mammals of the genus Hemitragus, such as H. jemlahicus (Himalayan tahr), of mountainous regions of S and SW Asia, having a shaggy coat and curved horns
Word Origin
C19: variation of Nepali thār
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