Definition of Burrhel

1. bharal [n -S] - See also: bharal



Medical Definition of Burrhel

1. The wild Himalayan, or blue, sheep (Ovis burrhel). Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Burrhel

burr marigold
burr oak
burra-khana
burrata
burrawong
burred
burrel
burrel fly
burrel shot
burrell
burrells
burrels
burrer
burrers
burrfish
burrhel (current term)
burrhels
burrier
burriest
burring
burring machine
burrito
burritolike
burritos
burrlike
burro
burro deer
burrobrush
burrock
burrocks

Literary usage of Burrhel

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Catalogue of Ruminant Mammalia: (Pecora, Linnæus) in the British Museum by John Edward Gray (1872)
"the burrhel or Bha- ral of English sportsmen ... With reference to the Ovis burrhel of Mr. Blyth, ' of a dark mahogany colour,' the same experienced ..."

2. Cyclopædia of India and of Eastern and Southern Asia, Commercial, Industrial by Edward Balfour (1873)
"Ovis burrhel is deficient in the sub- the mirth of India, and is found in Tibet. ' orbital sinuses, and the same deficiency occurs in ..."

3. Big Game Shooting by Clive Phillipps-Wolley (1894)
"I have, however, seen the burrhel in Svanetia, and any intelligent native hunter will ... The coat of the burrhel is hard and deer-like, in colour closely ..."

4. Sport and Travel in India and Central America by A. G. Bagot (1897)
"Carefully pushing my rifle in front of me I took a steady aim, when " click" my right-hand barrel missed fire, and the two burrhel simultaneously gave a ..."

5. The Forests of Upper India and Their Inhabitants by Thomas W. Webber (1902)
"At dusk we searched the hillside with binoculars, and sighted some burrhel grazing, also a big brown bear. The black bear is usually found in Kumaon, ..."

6. Transactions of the Historic Society of Lancashire and Cheshire by Historic Society of Lancashire and Cheshire (1857)
"The burrhel Sheep was first described as such by Mr. Blyth, in 1840, ... Mr. Hodgson, however, subsequently claimed the burrhel as no other than his ..."

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