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Any of three goatlike mammals of the genus Hemitragus of the Himalayas, southern India, and the Arabian peninsula, having backward-curved horns. Some biologists place the species in three different genera.
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(Animals) any of several goatlike bovid mammals of the genus Hemitragus, such as H. jemlahicus (Himalayan tahr), of mountainous regions of S and SW Asia, having a shaggy coat and curved horns
[C19: variation of Nepali thār]
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any short-horned goatlike bovid of the genus Hemitragus, of the Himalayas, India, and Arabia.
[1832; < Nepali thār]
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