Definition of Budorcas
1. Noun. Gnu goats.
Generic synonyms: Mammal Genus
Group relationships: Bovidae, Family Bovidae
Member holonyms: Budorcas Taxicolor, Gnu Goat, Takin
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Literary usage of Budorcas
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
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 ..."