tahr

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noun \ˈtär\

Definition of tahr

  1. :  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

Origin and Etymology of tahr

Nepali thār


First Known Use: 1835


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