chiru


chiru

noun \ˈchir-(ˌ)ü\

Definition of CHIRU

:  an antelope (Pantholops hodgsoni) chiefly of the Tibetan plateau having a pinkish-fawn wooly coat and in the male long nearly straight horns

Origin of CHIRU

probably of Tibeto-Burman origin
First Known Use: 1825

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