noun. large heavily built goat antelope of eastern Himalayan area.
- gnu goat
- Budorcas taxicolor
- goat antelope
Example sentences of the word takin
1. Noun, singular or mass
Typical creatures include Himalayan marmots -- hunted by black eagles and Himalayan brown bears -- as well as several large grazers, including nimble blue sheep and hulking takin.
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