Goat

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Description

A ruminant mammal from the Capra family native to mountainous regions of Europe, the Americas, and Asia. Goats were domesticated for their milk, meat, and fur. Their horns are hollow and male goats typically have long chin hairs.

See also goat skiver, goat vellum, goatskin and goat hair.

Goat

Synonyms and Related Terms

Ziegen (Deut.); cabra (Esp.); chèvre (Fr.); geit (Ned., Nor.); bode (Port.)

Sources Checked for Data in Record

  • The American Heritage Dictionary or Encarta, via Microsoft Bookshelf 98, Microsoft Corp., 1998