Definition of Rupicapra rupicapra
1. Noun. Hoofed mammal of mountains of Eurasia having upright horns with backward-hooked tips.
Generic synonyms: Goat Antelope
Group relationships: Genus Rupicapra, Rupicapra
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rupicapra Rupicapra
Literary usage of Rupicapra rupicapra
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1. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington by Biological Society of Washington (1913)
"13.0X6.0=78.0 20.0 The teeth are relatively as well as actually larger than in Rupicapra rupicapra. In two adult males of the former the ratio of upper ..."
2. International Catalogue of Scientific Literature by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1905)
"Rupicapra rupicapra. Krankheiten, ihre Ursachen und Wirkungen. Zeitler, R. Weidmann. Braunschweig, 33, 1902, (217-210, 233-235). Site. Atavismus. ..."
3. Adventure Guide to the Alps by Krista Dana (2004)
"The chamois, or Rupicapra rupicapra, delights onlookers with Alpine acrobatics, leaping nimbly among rocks and along cliffs using its non-slip hooves. ..."