tahr

noun
\ˈtär \

Definition of tahr 

: any of a genus (Hemitragus) of wild Asian goats especially : one (H. jemlahicus) of the Himalayas having a reddish-brown to dark brown coat and a long shaggy mane

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Hunters documented the number of chamois and tahr, exotic species of mountain goat introduced to New Zealand in the early 20th century. New York Times, "At New Zealand Trail Huts, Shelter, Conversation and Community," 14 Feb. 2018

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First Known Use of tahr

1835, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for tahr

Nepali thār

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