goat antelope(redirected from Caprids)
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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.
(Animals) any bovid mammal of the tribe Rupicaprini, including the chamois, goral, serow, and Rocky Mountain goat, having characteristics of both goats and antelopes
any of several bovids with both goatlike and antelopelike features.
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|Noun||1.||goat antelope - bovid related to goats but having antelope-like features: mountain goats; gorals; serows; chamois; gnu 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