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goat

(gōt)
n.
1. A domesticated ruminant mammal (Capra hircus) having backward curving horns and a beard especially in the male, raised for its wool, milk, and meat.
2. Any of various wild ruminant mammals of the genus Capra and related genera, including the ibexes and the wild goat (C. aegagrus) of Eurasia.

goat′ish adj.

GOAT

goat

a small, horned ruminant used for milk, and angora and kashmir fibers. A variety of the species Capra hircus which also includes the wild goat. Common breeds of dairy goats are anglo-nubian, british alpine, saanen, toggenburg. Common indigenous goats, e.g. boer, are usually dual or even multipurpose.

goat deodorizing
performed on the bucks by removing an area of skin from medially and posteriorly to the horns. The scent is contained in sebaceous cells in areas of wrinkled, folded and hairless skin. There is another lesser smell in the urine of the buck.
goat doe mastitis
see Table 16.
goat louse
damaliniacaprae, biting louse; linognathusstenopsis, sucking louse.
goat plague
peste des petits ruminants.
goat pox
see goatpox.
Rocky Mountain goat
is really a goat-antelope, with a shaggy white coat and black horns.
goat sheep hybrids
matings between the species are often fertile to the extent that an embryo is conceived but it invariably dies by about 60 days of pregnancy.
wild goat
there are many genera of wild goats including ibex, steinbok and the true wild goat, Capra hircus, the progenitor of the domestic goat.
References in classic literature ?
And then we will go out together, the Fish-Eaters and the Meat-Eaters, and we will kill the tigers and the lions and the wolves and the wild dogs, and we will pasture our goats on all the hill-sides and plant our corn and fat roots in all the high mountain valleys.
And all the hunting animals will be killed, and, as Hair-Face said, all the hill-sides will be pastured with goats and all the high mountain valleys will be planted with corn and fat roots.
One basket out of every three of corn was theirs, one fish out of every three, one goat out of every three.
Every lawful night (that is to say, every night except ball nights) the fairies now build the little house lest there should be a human child lost in the Gardens, and Peter rides the marshes looking for lost ones, and if he finds them he carries them on his goat to the little house, and when they wake up they are in it and when they step out they see it.
Since 2008, the "Lukoz" CJSC is a pedigree reproducer for the breeding of goats of the Zaanen breed, one of the largest goat breeding enterprises of the Russian Federation.
There were 2,081 goats on sale and the two leaders helped themselves to half of them.
Ruto said the amount was a collective contribution from President Uhuru Kenyatta, Elgeyo Marakwet Senator Kipchumba Murkomen, among other friends who wanted goats for the festive season.
We may not understand why goats and yoga make such a perfect pairing, but we are surely thankful for their willing participation.
Nigerian dwarf goats may have different colors of fur: snow white, black, or shades of cream, gold, chocolate, and other colors.
These results preliminarily showed that G841A of the INHA gene was a potential marker for improving litter size in goats.
A note about Angora goats: An Angora goat is usually trimmed set back on its rump --a position used for shearing as well as for hoof trimming.
As students move into downward dog pose, the goats wander around, chewing on hay, stopping to stare into people's faces and, occasionally leaving droppings in their wake.