Definition of Rupicapra rupicapra

1. Noun. Hoofed mammal of mountains of Eurasia having upright horns with backward-hooked tips.

Exact synonyms: Chamois
Generic synonyms: Goat Antelope
Group relationships: Genus Rupicapra, Rupicapra



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rupicapra Rupicapra

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

Literary usage of Rupicapra rupicapra

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

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. ..."

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