Definition of boer goat in English:

boer goat


  • A goat of a hardy breed, originally from South Africa.

    • ‘Yesterday we heard that the price for boer goats had dropped from up to $700 to $25 linked to a standstill in the elite Chinese market.’
    • ‘In order to recognize outstanding animals and to promote the boer goat to a wider audience, the Association sanctions Boer goat shows throughout the Americas and the Carribean.’
    • ‘He claims that with no Chinese market the South Australian boer goat industry is all but finished.’
    • ‘This site focuses on sharing general boer goat information with other people raising boer goats or meat goats.’
    • ‘Our full blood boer goat herd consists of over 150 full blood does and over 60 percentage does.’


From Afrikaans boer ‘farmer’ + goat.