Definition of Forest goat
1. Noun. Cow-like creature with the glossy coat of a horse and the agility of a goat and the long horns of an antelope; characterized as a cow that lives the life of a goat.
Generic synonyms: Bovid
Group relationships: Genus Pseudoryx, Pseudoryx
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Forest Goat
Literary usage of Forest goat
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1. Management of Crown Forests at the Cape of Good Hope Under the Old Regime by John Croumbie Brown (1887)
"... refusal to produce license; firing a forest; goat grazing in a reserved forest; compounding for forest offences; evidence in forest cases. ..."
2. The Encyclopaedia of Sport by Henry Charles Howard Suffolk, Hedley Peek, Frederick George Aflalo (1897)
"... inns)—Called also forest goat. Height of one recorded as 3 ft. 2 in. at shoulder ; weight as 190 Ibs. Greatest length of horns recorded, i ft. i|in. ..."
3. Annual Report of the New York Zoological Society by New York Zoological Society (1905)
"... locally known as the forest goat. This genus is perhaps, more closely allied to Oreamnos than any of the preceding genera, and its horns resemble those ..."
4. The Mammals of India: A Natural History of All the Animals Known to Inhabit by Thomas Claverhill Jerdon (1874)
"... THE SEROW, OR forest goat. Descr.—Above black, more or less grizzled, and mixed on the flanks with deep clay-colour ; a black dorsal stripe; ..."