Definition of Rupicapra

1. Noun. Chamois.

Exact synonyms: Genus Rupicapra
Generic synonyms: Mammal Genus
Group relationships: Bovidae, Family Bovidae
Member holonyms: Chamois, Rupicapra Rupicapra



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rupicapra

Rungu
Rungwa
Runnymede
Runyambo
Runyankore
Runyon
Runyonese
Runyonesque
Runyoro
Rupert
Rupert's drop
Rupert's drops
Rupert Brooke
Rupert Murdoch
Rupicapra (current term)
Rupicapra rupicapra
Rupicola peruviana
Rupicola rupicola
Ruptiliocarpon
Ruptiliocarpon caracolito
Ruritania
Ruritanian
Ruritanians
Rus
Rus'
Rus.
Ruscaceae
Ruscus
Ruscus aculeatus

Literary usage of Rupicapra

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Catalogue of Ruminant Mammalia: (Pecora, Linnæus) in the British Museum by John Edward Gray (1872)
"Rupicapra. Horns over back part of orbit, elongate, slender, round, nearly erect, suddenly hooked backward at the tip; intermaxillary bones not reaching the ..."

2. The Natural History of the Ruminating Animals, by William Jardine (1836)
"PLATE IIL Capra rupicapra, Linn.—Chamois, Buffon, S^c.—Frea. Cuv. Hist. Nat. des Mammiferes. THE general form of the Chamois is that of a slender formed ..."

3. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington by Biological Society of Washington (1913)
"In the following table the teeth of the two specimens of Rupicapra fatula are compared with those of three adult males of R. rupicapra (the largest in the ..."

4. Annals and Magazine of Natural History by William Jardine (1851)
"White ; horns, hoof and edge of nostrils black. Rupicapra Americana ... Rupicapra TRAGUS. The CHAMOISE or GERUS. Brown yellowish, with a dark dorsal streak ..."

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