Definition of goat-antelope in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈɡōdˌan(t)əlōp/


A ruminant mammal of a group that combines the characteristics of both goats and antelopes.
Example sentences
  • Taxonomists finally determined that the musk-ox's closest relative is the golden takin, a goat-antelope of the mountainous regions of southeastern Tibet, northern Burma and western China.
  • The Aoudad, also known as the Barbary Sheep, is a goat-antelope found in the rocky mountains of North Africa.
  • The Markhor is a goat-antelope found in sparse woodland in the Western Himalayas.

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Syllabification: goat-an·te·lope

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