Definition of Markhors

1. Noun. (plural of markhor) ¹



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Definition of Markhors

1. markhor [n] - See also: markhor

Lexicographical Neighbors of Markhors

marketless
marketlike
marketplace
marketplaces
marketroid
marketroids
markets
marketspace
marketspaces
marketstead
marketsteads
marketwide
markhoor
markhoors
markhor
markhors (current term)
marking
marking ink
markings
markisesse
markka
markkaa
markkas
markless
markman
markmen
marksman
marksmanship
marksmanships
marksmen

Literary usage of Markhors

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

1. Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature by H.W. Wilson Company (1913)
"markhors. See Goats. Marking system. Reliability and distribution of grades. D. Reliability of grading; work in history. D. Starch. Science, ns 38: 630-6. ..."

2. Our Vanishing Wild Life: Its Extermination and Preservation by William Temple Hornaday (1913)
"The ibexes, markhors, tahr and all the wild sheep eventually will be shot out by sportsmen who are "sheep crazy." The sheep and goats of Asia will disappear ..."

3. Evolution in the Past by Henry Robert Knipe (1912)
"... whilst yet other forms resembled, at least in their straight spiral horns, the bearded markhors— the champions of the goat-world (C. Falconeri). ..."

4. Camp-fires in the Canadian Rockies by William Temple Hornaday (1906)
"Capra Persia, Greece, Palestine, etc. Ibexes Capra Asia, Europe, NE Africa. Turs Capra Spain, Caucasus Mountains. markhors Capra . Himalayas, north-west of ..."

5. Festivals & Folklore of Gilgit by Ghulam Muhammad (1905)
"Some two or three miles below this place, there are numerous stones of various sizes on the river bank bearing the figures of goats and markhors, &c. ..."

6. The Zoological Record ...: Being Records of Zoological Literature by Zoological Record Association (London, England), Zoological Society of London (1877)
"The Wild Goats of Sind, Persia, Armenia, the Caucasus, and Crete are considered identical, as are the markhors of Suliman and Kashmir. ..."

7. The Minds and Manners of Wild Animals: A Book of Personal Observations by William Temple Hornaday (1922)
"That easy and comprehensive name embraces (1) the Bison and Wild Cattle, (2) the Sheep, Goats, Ibexes and markhors, (3) the Deer Family and (4) the Antelope ..."

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