mountain goat

noun

Definition of mountain goat

: a ruminant mammal (Oreamnos americanus) of mountainous northwestern North America that has a thick yellowish-white coat and slightly curved horns and resembles a goat

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1833


MOUNTAIN GOAT Defined for English Language Learners

mountain goat

noun

Definition of mountain goat for English Language Learners

  • : an animal that has horns and a thick white coat and that lives in the mountains of western North America


MOUNTAIN GOAT Defined for Kids

mountain goat

noun

Definition of mountain goat for Students

: a goatlike animal of the mountains of western North America with a thick white coat and slightly curved black horns

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