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Meaning of "markhor" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD MARKHOR

From Persian, literally: snake-eater, from mār snake + -khōr eating.
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PRONUNCIATION OF MARKHOR

markhor  [ˈmɑːkɔː] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF MARKHOR

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Markhor is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES MARKHOR MEAN IN ENGLISH?

markhor

Markhor

The markhor is a large species of wild goat that is found in northeastern Afghanistan, northern Pakistan, some parts of Azad Kashmir and Indian Kashmir, southern Tajikistan and southern Uzbekistan. The species is classed by the IUCN as Endangered, as there are fewer than 2,500 mature individuals and the numbers have continued to decline by an estimated 20% over two generations. The markhor is the national animal of Pakistan.

Definition of markhor in the English dictionary

The definition of markhor in the dictionary is a large wild Himalayan goat, Capra falconeri, with a reddish-brown coat and large spiralled horns.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH MARKHOR


Angkor
ˈæŋkɔː
caa
kɔː
caw
kɔː
cor
kɔː
core
kɔː
corps
kɔː
decor
ˈdeɪkɔː
encore
ˈɒŋkɔː
friska
ˈfrɪʃkɔː
hardcore
ˈhɑːdˌkɔː
ichor
ˈaɪkɔː
khor
kɔː
macaw
məˈkɔː
mucor
ˈmjuːkɔː
petrichor
ˈpɛtrɪˌkɔː
score
skɔː
threescore
ˈθriːˈskɔː
topscore
ˈtɒpskɔː
Travancore
ˌtrævənˈkɔː
underscore
ˌʌndəˈskɔː

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE MARKHOR

marketing department
marketing intelligence
marketing manager
marketing mix
marketing research
marketing strategy
marketisation
marketplace
Markham
markhoor
Markiewicz
marking
marking ink
marking scheme
markka
markkaa
markman
Markov chain
Markova
marksman

WORDS THAT END LIKE MARKHOR

abhor
anchor
at anchor
author
camphor
cast anchor
coauthor
crown and anchor
egg and anchor
Hathor
joint author
metaphor
phosphor
ride at anchor
sea anchor
Senghor
senhor
sheet anchor
Thor
weigh anchor

Synonyms and antonyms of markhor in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «markhor» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF MARKHOR

Find out the translation of markhor to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of markhor from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «markhor» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

捻角山羊
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

markhor
570 millions of speakers

English

markhor
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

markhor
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

markhor
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

мархур
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

markhor
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

markhor
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

markhors
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Markhor
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

markhor
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

markhor
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

마 코르
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Markhor
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

markhor
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

markhor
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

मार्कहोअर
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Markhor
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

markhor
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

markhor
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

мархур
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

markhor
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

markhor
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

markhor
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

markhor
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

markhor
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of markhor

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «MARKHOR»

The term «markhor» is normally little used and occupies the 109.079 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «MARKHOR» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «markhor» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «markhor» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about markhor

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «MARKHOR»

Discover the use of markhor in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to markhor and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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The Markhor, Sport in Cashmere;
Although occasionally there may be certain imperfections with these old texts, we feel they deserve to be made available for future generations to enjoy.
Graf Von Hans Königsmarck, 2012
2
How to Draw Pakistan's Sights and Symbols
The markhor, a member of the goat family, is Pakistan's national animal. It was made the national animal in 2001 , as part of an effort to preserve Pakistan's wildlife. The population of markhor has gotten smaller because many have been  ...
Cindy Fazzi, 2005
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Biodiversity and the Precautionary Principle: Risk, ...
The initial listing of straight-horned markhor in Appendix I may have resulted in only equivocal conservation benefits. On the one hand, hunting was rife and unregulated, and the listing may have helped bring unregulated hunting under control ...
Rosie Cooney, Barney Dickson, 2012
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Recreational Hunting, Conservation and Rural Livelihoods: ...
Wildlife Suleiman markhor and Afghan urial are the only large wild ungulates inhabiting the TCP. Suleiman markhor occur in low numbers and have a limited distribution in Pakistan, including the rugged mountains of western Pakistan. Afghan ...
Barney Dickson, Jonathan Hutton, Bill Adams, 2009
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Going, Going, Gone: A Collection Of Poems On Endangered ...
Marararararkkkkk. YourCourCour. Cour. Cour. Calealealealealendarndarndarndarndar. (Markhor)(Markhor)(Markhor)(Markhor) (Markhor). Markhor, every Monday You browse for leaves, or graze. Watch the competition— Avoid the cattle ...
Dawn Escoto, 2004
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Saving Biodiversity for Human Lives in Northern Pakistan
Early in the MACP high-value trophy hunting of Markhor was pursued as a revenue generating activity. Markhor is listed on Appendix I of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES)8.
Stephen R. Edwards, 2006
7
Elsevier's Dictionary of Mammals
Capra falconeri chialtanensis 74 895 897 898 900 e d f i 901 Capra falconeri chialtanensis Artiodactyla - Bovidae e Chialtan Markhor; Chialtan Goat; Chialtan Wild Goat d Chialtan-Markhor 896 Capra falconeri falconeri Artiodactyla - Bovidae ...
Murray Wrobel, 2006
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Ungulate Taxonomy
(2008) sequenced the first hypervariable segments of the mitochondrial control re - gion in zoo markhor, and they showed that C. f. heptneri is paraphyletic with respect to C. f. megaceros. More worryingly, they found that many zoo markhor are ...
Colin Groves, Peter Grubb, 2011
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Sport in the Highlands of Kashmir: Being a Narrative of an ...
APRIL 13-19 — GARMPANI TO BURME Sarsal — Tossing for choice of nalas — Map of the Great Bend of the Indus — Sarsal Fort — Chess-board — Start up the Burme — The mid-day halt necessitated by the habits of ibex and markhor ...
Henry Zouch Darrah, 1898
10
Badminton library of sports and pastimes
buck markhor and ibex. There we lay for nearly an hour and a half hoping they would feed towards us, and a capital opportunity we had of comparing the relative size of the beasts ; the markhor with his superior height and length making the ...
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10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «MARKHOR»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term markhor is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Two Markhor hunters held, one escapes
According to Divisional Forest Officer of Chitral Goal National Park Muhammad Buzurg, three persons were busy in illegal hunting of Markhor. «The Nation, Jul 15»
2
From Print Edition
... Two persons were arrested by the officials of Chitral Goal National Park (CGNP) and community watchers for illegally hunting Markhor. «The News International, Jul 15»
3
Barbara Sackman announced as 2015 Weatherby Award winner
Barbara has been fortunate enough to have harvested some special species, such as the Sulaiman Markhor, Adders duiker, Asian lynx, ... «Lone Star Outdoor News, Jul 15»
4
Markhor baby boom at Syracuse zoo
SYRACUSE, N.Y. - The Syracuse zoo is having a markhor baby boom. Five markhor kids were born in May and June, the zoo announced this ... «Syracuse.com, Jul 15»
5
New furry and friendly faces for the summer
On May 23, a markhor was born, marking the first successful birth of this endangered mountain goat species at Stone Zoo since 2004. «Woburn Daily Times, Jul 15»
6
Rare animal baby boom at Highland WIldlife Park as markhor twins …
The baby boom at the Highland Wildlife Park near Kingussie is continuing, with A baby boom for rare animals is well under way in the ... «Aberdeen Press and Journal, Jul 15»
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Endangered Fauna
The Markhor, Pakistan's national animal, has been declared an endangered species, one that is now mostly found as a highly valued trophy for ... «The Nation, Jul 15»
8
Conservation and Islam
This can also be applied in Pakistan, which hosts rich biodiversity such as the common leopard, snow leopard, turtles, markhor and different ... «Kasmir Monitor, Jun 15»
9
Hunters are more ethical than you!
... to hunt ONE markhor). And where does this money go? Why, to the local community who would then ensure that the habitat isn't disturbed, ... «The Nation, Jun 15»
10
See what happened when this startup wasn't able to meet its …
Pakistani startup Markhor, which makes handcrafted men's shoes, had a successful Kickstarter campaign last year, raking in US$92,000 above ... «Tech in Asia, Jun 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Markhor [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/markhor>. Jul 2019 ».
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