mountain goat

noun

Definition of mountain goat

  1. :  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

Illustration of mountain goat

1833

First Known Use of mountain goat

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

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


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