Definition of Domestic goat
1. Noun. Any of various breeds of goat raised for milk or meat or wool.
Generic synonyms: Caprine Animal, Goat
Specialized synonyms: Cashmere Goat, Kashmir Goat, Angora, Angora Goat
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Domestic Goat
Literary usage of Domestic goat
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1. Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature (1907)
"... is exceedingly Considerable diversity of opinion has been expressed by naturalists as to the original stock of the domestic goat, which is met with in ..."
2. Chambers's Encyclopædia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for the People (1878)
"The COMMON or domestic goat (C. hircus) has existed as a Common Goat (Capra ... But in many other respects, also, the domestic goat is subject to variation, ..."
3. Report of the Secretary for Agriculture by United States Dept. of Agriculture (1863)
"... to bo the parent stock of all the varieties of the common domestic goat, ... the parent of our domestic goat ; and as they have been domesticated for ..."
4. The Penny Cyclopædia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge by Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge (Great Britain), George Long (1838)
"In his ' British Zoology,' Pennant concludes the natural history of the goat -Vie sentence:—'The origin of the domestic goat may ..."
5. Library of Universal Knowledge: A Reprint of the Last (1880) Edinburgh and (1880)
"But in many other respects, also, the domestic goat is subject to variation, more than perhaps any other domestic quadruped except the dog. ..."