go·​ral | \ ˈgōrəl \
variants: or gooral \ ˈgu̇r-​ \
plural gorals or goral or goorals or gooral

Definition of goral

: any of several goat antelopes (genus Naemorhedus) occurring from the southern Himalayas to northern parts of China and being closely related to the Rocky Mountain goat

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History and Etymology for goral

perhaps from a modern Indic word derived from Sanskrit gaura gaur

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“Goral.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/goral. Accessed 4 Dec. 2020.

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