from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun Plural form of
Sorry, no etymologies found.
Help support Wordnik (and make this page ad-free) by adopting the word markhors.
Instead of long body hairs, markhors possess insulating underfur - a soft and valuable raw material for the famous Kashmiri shawls.
-- I never have had any opportunity to study at length, in the wilds, the mental traits of the markhors, ibexes, gorals or serows.
The Minds and Manners of Wild Animals A Book of Personal Observations
The ibexes, markhors, tahr and all the wild sheep eventually will be shot out by sportsmen who are "sheep crazy."
Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.