tur

noun (1)
\ˈtu̇(ə)r\
plural -s

Definition of tur 

(Entry 1 of 2)

: any of several Caucasian wild goats (as Capra cylindricornis of the eastern, C. severtzowi of the western, and C. caucasica of the central Caucasus)

tur

noun (2)
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plural -s

Definition of tur (Entry 2 of 2)

India

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History and Etymology for tur

Noun (1)

Russian, urus, Caucasian goat; akin to Latin taurus bull

Noun (2)

Hindi tuar, from Sanskrit tubarī, of Dravidian origin; akin to Tamil tuvarai tur, Kanarese togari

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