goat

(redirected from Goatlike)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Encyclopedia.
Related to Goatlike: goatish

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.
References in periodicals archive ?
A goatlike animal often mistaken for a relative of the African antelope, the Sonoran pronghorn is one of five subspecies within the unique Antilocapridae family.
A goatlike animal often mistakenly called an antelope, the Sonoran pronghorn is one of five subspecies of Antilocapra americana, the only species in the Antilocapridae family.
From a poverty-wracked settlement of shepherds 40 years ago, the town is now one of the most economically secure in Italy, prospering handsomely from the tourists who hike up the mountain behind it, hoping for a glimpse of wolf and certain at least to sight the goatlike chamois.