Tahr definition

tär
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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A short-horned, wild goat (genus Hemitragus) of Arabia, India, and the Himalayas.
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Any of three species of large Asian ungulates belonging to the subfamily Caprinae (goats).
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
tahr
Plural:
tahrs

Origin of tahr

  • Nepalese thār

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition