mountain goat


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mountain goat

n.
A goat antelope (Oreamnos americanus) of the northern Rocky Mountains, having curved black horns and a yellowish-white coat and beard. Also called Rocky Mountain goat.

mountain goat

n
1. (Animals) short for Rocky Mountain goat
2. (Animals) any wild goat inhabiting mountainous regions

Rock′y Moun′tain goat′


n.
a long-haired, white wild goat, Oreamnos americanus, of W North America, having short black horns.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.mountain goat - sure-footed mammal of mountainous northwestern North Americamountain goat - sure-footed mammal of mountainous northwestern North America
goat antelope - bovid related to goats but having antelope-like features: mountain goats; gorals; serows; chamois; gnu goats
genus Oreamnos, Oreamnos - mountain goats
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Its vivid yellows fairly screamed aloud; its whites were as eider down; its blacks glossy as the finest anthracite coal, and its coat long and shaggy as a mountain goat.
We rushed over the brow of the hill, and there was our man running with great speed down the other side, springing over the stones in his way with the activity of a mountain goat.
The heavy brogans on the man's feet made him appear clumsy-footed, but he swung down from the giddy height as lightly and airily as a mountain goat.
There are mountain goats, wild chickens and wild cattle.
London, Feb 1 (ANI): Pyrenean ibex, a form of wild mountain goat, has been resurrected for the first time after being cloned from frozen tissue.
The Mountain Goat offers mini-coach tours off the beaten track, with experienced driverguides, visiting places not usually reached by traditional tours.
When I arrived in Glacier National Park, I came across this mountain goat and kid.
A RARE Welsh Mountain goat is the latest attraction at a North Wales zoo.
But Bengston, nimble as a mountain goat, is too skilled to fall on this climb.
The antique red bus is a symbol of Glacier, like the mountain goat or grizzly bear.
In the middle of a flat area below them stood a mother mountain goat and her youngster.