Pyrenean ibex

noun

Definition of Pyrenean ibex 

: a Spanish ibex (Capra pyrenaica pyrenaica) chiefly of the Pyrenees mountains that became extinct in the year 2000

called also bucardo

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1855, in the meaning defined above

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