markhor

reddish-grey central Asian wild goat

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  • Markhor — Conservation status Endangered (IUCN 3.1) …   Wikipedia

  • Markhor — Markhor, s. Ziege und Tafel: Asiatische Tierwelt, 1 …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Markhor —   [persisch »Schlangenfresser«] der, s/ e, die Schraubenziege (Ziegen).   …   Universal-Lexikon

  • markhor — /mahr kawr/, n., pl. markhors, (esp. collectively) markhor. a wild goat, Capra falconeri, of mountainous regions from Afghanistan to India, having compressed, spiral horns and long, shaggy hair: all populations are threatened or endangered. Also …   Universalium

  • Markhor — Capra falconeri …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Markhor — sraigtaragis ožys statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Capra falconeri angl. markhor vok. Markhor; Markhur; Schraubenziege rus. винторогий козёл; мархур pranc. markhor ryšiai: platesnis terminas –… …   Žinduolių pavadinimų žodynas

  • Markhor — Schraubenziege Schraubenziege (Capra falconeri) Systematik Ordnung: Paarhufer (Artiodactyla) Unterordn …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • markhor — Markhoor Mark hoor , markhor mark hor , n. [Per. m[=a]r kh[=o]r snake eater.] (Zo[ o]l.) A large wild goat ({Capra falconeri} syn. {Capra megaceros}), having huge flattened spiral horns. It inhabits the mountains of Northern India and Cashmere.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • markhor — noun /ˈmɑːkɔː,ˈmɑɻkɔɻ/ A large wild goat antelope, Capra falconeri, found in the western Himalayas. He was taught the legends of the Mess Plate, from the great grinning Golden Gods that had come out of the Summer Palace in Pekin to the silver… …   Wiktionary

  • markhor — mar·khòr s.m.inv. TS zool.com. ruminante selvatico del genere Capara (Capra falconeri) presente sulle montagne del Turkestan {{line}} {{/line}} DATA: sec. XX. ETIMO: dall ingl. markhor, dal persiano mārkhwār …   Dizionario italiano

  • Markhor — Mar|khor [... ko:ɐ̯] der; s, e <aus gleichbed. pers. mārkhōr, eigtl. »Schlangenfresser«> Schraubenziege, Ziegenart mit schraubenartig gedrehtem Gehörn im Himalajagebiet u. im benachbarten Hochgebirge …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

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