Definition of goral in English:


Syllabification: go·ral
Pronunciation: /ˈgôrəl


  • A long-haired goat-antelope with backward curving horns, found in mountainous regions of eastern Asia.
    • Genus Nemorhaedus, family Bovidae: two species
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    • Along the way you may even sight the Himalayan red panda, musk deer, leopards, black bear, goral and tahr in the national park.
    • Pam Groves of the University of Alaska-Fairbanks has shown that the closest relative is actually the goral.
    • My 40th birthday was celebrated in the Himalayas, where I took valuable pictures of the red goral, one of the world's most endangered animals.


mid 19th century: a local word in the Himalayas.

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