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Etymology

From Urdu مارخور (mārkhor) and Hindi मारख़ोर (mārkhor) < Persian مارخور (mārkhor) < مار (mār), snake) + present stem of verb خوردن (khordan), to eat).

Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA: /ˈmɑːkɔː/
  • (US) IPA: /ˈmɑɻkɔɻ/

Noun

Singular
markhor

Plural
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  1. A large wild goat-antelope, Capra falconeri, found in the western Himalayas.
    • 1888, Rudyard Kipling, ‘Only a Subaltern’, Under the Deodars, Folio Society 2005, p. 69:
      He was taught the legends of the Mess Plate, from the great grinning Golden Gods that had come out of the Summer Palace in Pekin to the silver-mounted markhor-horn snuff-mull presented by the last CO [...].

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