Capra hircus


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Noun1.Capra hircus - any of various breeds of goat raised for milk or meat or woolCapra hircus - any of various breeds of goat raised for milk or meat or wool
caprine animal, goat - any of numerous agile ruminants related to sheep but having a beard and straight horns
Cashmere goat, Kashmir goat - Himalayan goat having a silky undercoat highly prized as cashmere wool
Angora goat, Angora - a domestic breed of goat raised for its long silky hair which is the true mohair
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Capra Hircus is the scientific name for which domestic animal?
Moreover, comparison with other species revealed that homology between the white cashmere goat and Capra hircus was 98%, Equus caballus was 70%, Ovis aries was 85% and Bos taurus was 75% (Table I).
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Following his research on the subject, Sameer has come to the conclusion that the Omani headgear is a shawl prepared from pashmina -- down fibre or undercoat of a domestic goat, known as Capra hircus, which is native to the mountainous region in northern India.
Pashmina, a kind of fine wool is obtained from the fleece of the goat Capra hircus .
taurus, Capra hircus, Sus scrofa domestica, Equus caballus, Lamaglama, L.
Pashmina yarn spun from the underfleece of the pashmina goat Capra hircus (not Caprnae, p.