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A large goat antelope (Budorcas taxicolor) of the mountains of China, Myanmar (Burma), and the Himalayas, having a broad head, a shaggy yellow-brown coat, and horns that curve back and then up at the tips.

[Probably from Digaro (Tibeto-Burman language of northeast India).]


(Animals) a massive bovid mammal, Budorcas taxicolor, of mountainous regions of S Asia, having a shaggy coat, short legs, and horns that point backwards and upwards
[C19: from Mishmi]


(ˈtɑ kɪn, -kin)

a massive, goatlike bovid, Budorcas taxicolor, of the E Himalayas, China, and N Burma.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.takin - large heavily built goat antelope of eastern Himalayan areatakin - large heavily built goat antelope of eastern Himalayan area
goat antelope - bovid related to goats but having antelope-like features: mountain goats; gorals; serows; chamois; gnu goats
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Ulan Emilbek uulu (men's up to 70 kg) and Takin Jakshylykov (men's 90 kg) won silver medals.