caprine animal

Also found in: Thesaurus.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.caprine animal - any of numerous agile ruminants related to sheep but having a beard and straight hornscaprine animal - any of numerous agile ruminants related to sheep but having a beard and straight horns
horn - one of the bony outgrowths on the heads of certain ungulates
bovid - hollow-horned ruminants
beard - hairy growth on or near the face of certain mammals
kid - young goat
billy goat, he-goat, billy - male goat
nanny-goat, she-goat, nanny - female goat
Capra hircus, domestic goat - any of various breeds of goat raised for milk or meat or wool
wild goat - undomesticated goat
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.
References in periodicals archive ?
NEHA further opposes arrangements such as "Cow Shares," "Herd Sharing," bartering, exchange, or any other action that would allow the consumer to obtain a portion of the production of raw, unpasteurized milk from a bovine, ovine, or caprine animal.
This area was also used for other purposes, such as flowering for beekeeping during the rains and, in the dry period, as protein bank, where the herd of 43 caprine animals remained all day long.
In a ruling (Case C-601/11), issued on 11 July, the court dismissed "in its entirety" an action, lodged on 17 July 2007, by the French government for partial annulment of the Commission's regulation granting the member states greater choice of measures to be adopted when a flock of ovine or caprine animals (small ruminants) is affected by TSE that is not bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE).
Opinion of the Scientific Panel on Biological Hazards on certain aspects related to the risk of transmissible spongiform encephalopathies (TSEs) in ovine and caprine animals. The EFSA Journal.
The export of live ovine and caprine animals remains prohibited and the export of live bovine animals, allowed by this decision, remains restricted because of BSE measures.
The EU executive received backing from a majority of the 27 member states for its draft amendment of the regulation on the electronic tagging of ovine a caprine animals adopted in 2003 and is due to enter into force for animals born after 31 December 2009.
The virus has shown up in Moselle, prompting the French authorities to issue a decree imposing additional restrictions on the circulation of animals susceptible to the disease (bovine, ovine and caprine animals) in a perimeter covering Metz (town and surrounding countryside) and Thionville, as well as four adjoining districts.