goat antelope

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goat antelope

n.
Any of various wild ruminant mammals of the family Bovidae, especially those of the subfamily Caprinae that have characteristics of both goats and antelopes, such as the chamois, the serows, and the mountain goat.

goat antelope

n
(Animals) any bovid mammal of the tribe Rupicaprini, including the chamois, goral, serow, and Rocky Mountain goat, having characteristics of both goats and antelopes

goat′ an`telope


n.
any of several bovids with both goatlike and antelopelike features.
[1840–50]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.goat antelope - bovid related to goats but having antelope-like features: mountain goatsgoat antelope - bovid related to goats but having antelope-like features: mountain goats; gorals; serows; chamois; gnu goats
Bovidae, family Bovidae - true antelopes; cattle; oxen; sheep; goats
bovid - hollow-horned ruminants
mountain goat, Oreamnos americanus, Rocky Mountain goat - sure-footed mammal of mountainous northwestern North America
goral, Naemorhedus goral - small goat antelope with small conical horns; of southern Asian mountains
serow - short-horned dark-coated goat antelope of mountain areas of southern and southeastern Asia
Rupicapra rupicapra, chamois - hoofed mammal of mountains of Eurasia having upright horns with backward-hooked tips
Budorcas taxicolor, gnu goat, takin - large heavily built goat antelope of eastern Himalayan area