Definition of tur in English:
A wild goat native to the Caucasian mountains.
- Genus Capra, family Bovidae: two species, C. caucasica and C. cylindricornis
- Neandertals learned the migration patterns and grazing habits of the tur and how to hunt the biggest and fastest of the animals, according to scientists.
- In order to reconstruct the behaviors of Neandertals and the mountain goats, Adler and his colleagues studied clues from thousands of Caucasian tur bones and teeth.
Late 19th century: from Russian.
Definition of tur in:
- US English dictionary
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