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Any of three goatlike mammals of the genus Hemitragus of the Himalayas, southern India, and the Arabian peninsula, having backward-curved horns. Some biologists place the species in three different genera.
(Animals) 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
[C19: variation of Nepali thār]
any short-horned goatlike bovid of the genus Hemitragus, of the Himalayas, India, and Arabia.
[1832; < Nepali thār]