Definition of mithan in English:
noun (plural same)
Another term for gayal.
- Our data also indicate a close relation of the wild gaur and the domestic gayal or mithan (Bos or Bibos frontalis) and do not support alternative hypotheses on the origin of the gayal.
- It sounds too fast to be another mithan, and too big to be squirrel or a monkey.
- The skulls of the mithan are hung in front of the house in the Nam Thaing Village.
mid 19th century: from Khasi (a Mon-Khmer language of NE India).
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