Definition of tur in English:

tur

noun

  • A wild goat native to the Caucasian mountains.

    • ‘Neandertals learned the migration patterns and grazing habits of the tur and how to hunt the biggest and fastest of the animals, according to scientists.’
    • ‘In order to reconstruct the behaviors of Neandertals and the mountain goats, Adler and his colleagues studied clues from thousands of Caucasian tur bones and teeth.’

Origin

Late 19th century: from Russian.

Pronunciation

tur

/tʊə/