Definition of Budorcas

1. Noun. Gnu goats.

Exact synonyms: Genus Budorcas
Generic synonyms: Mammal Genus
Group relationships: Bovidae, Family Bovidae
Member holonyms: Budorcas Taxicolor, Gnu Goat, Takin

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Budorcas

Buddhist Era
Buddy Holly
Bude burner
Bude burners
Bude light
Bude lights
Budge's centre
Budin's obstetrical joint
Budorcas (current term)
Budorcas taxicolor
Buena Vista
Buenos Aires
Buerger's disease
Buffalo Bill
Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show
Buffalo Bill Cody
Buffalo Indian

Literary usage of Budorcas

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1. Natural History of the Mammalia of India and Ceylon by Robert Armitage Sterndale (1884)
"GENUS Budorcas. A heavily-built, somewhat cow-shaped animal, with curiously bent horns, ... The takin is a large, heavily-built ruminant, about Budorcas ..."

2. Catalogue of Ruminant Mammalia: (Pecora, Linnæus) in the British Museum by John Edward Gray (1872)
"Budorcas. Muzzle hairy, with a small naked muffle edging the nostrils. Ears narrow, pointed. The fur (in summer, at least) consists of short, harsh, ..."

3. Catalogue of Mammalia in the Indian Museum, Calcutta by John Anderson, William Lutley Sclater, Indian Museum (1891)
"Skeleton Alps of Aosta, Italy Prof. Giglioli, 1881. Genus Budorcas. ... 65 (1850). Only one species known. Budorcas taxicolor. Budorcas ..."

4. British Central Africa: An Attempt to Give Some Account of a Portion of the by Harry Hamilton Johnston (1898)
"The male gnu, however, has completely lost any trace of annulation, and in this resembles (as a parallel case) the Budorcas of Tibet, and the musk-sheep ..."

5. Annals and Magazine of Natural History by William Jardine (1851)
"Since the foregoing observations were written, I have perused Mr. BH Hodgson's interesting account of the Budorcas taxicolor, in the ' Journal of the ..."

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