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Goat, member (genus Capra) of the cattle family and closely related to sheep. Goats have hollow horns, coarse hair, and “beards.” They live in herds in mountainous areas, grazing on bushes and grass. They are valuable for their milk and their hair (mohair) and wool (cashmere).

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