Definition of Serow

1. Noun. Short-horned dark-coated goat antelope of mountain areas of southern and southeastern Asia.

Generic synonyms: Goat Antelope
Group relationships: Capricornis, Genus Capricornis

Definition of Serow

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Definition of Serow

1. Noun. Any of several species of Asian ungulates of the genus ''Nemorhaedus'' (also spelt ''Naemorhedus''). ¹

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Definition of Serow

1. an Asian antelope [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Serow

serous iritis
serous layer of peritoneum
serous ligament
serous membrane
serous membranes
serous meningitis
serous otitis
serous pericardium
serous pleurisy
serous retinitis
serous synovitis
serous tunic
serow (current term)
serpent fern
serpent star
serpent ulcer of cornea

Literary usage of Serow

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1. Big Game Shooting by Clive Phillipps-Wolley (1894)
"Besides being scarce, serow are uncommonly wary, and are said by natives to travel for miles if disturbed. Colonel Kinloch is one of the very few people who ..."

2. The Musical World (1871)
"On my once paying serow a visit in 1870, he expressed to me his indignation ... serow was designated by the Grand-Princess as the delegate from the Russian ..."

3. Natural History of the Mammalia of India and Ceylon by Robert Armitage Sterndale (1884)
"The serow, or Forest Goat (Jerdon's No. 230). NATIVE NAMES. ... I give it in extenso:— " The serow is an ungainly-looking animal, combining the ..."

4. Camps and Trails in China: A Narrative of Exploration, Adventure, and Sport by Roy Chapman Andrews, Yvette Borup Andrews (1918)
"In size it is larger than a goral but smaller than a serow; its long coat and its horns resemble those of a goral but it has the face gland and short tail ..."

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