In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1Zoologycabra femininegoat's milk — leche de cabra feminine
- goat's cheese — queso de cabra
- you silly old goat! — ¡pedazo de carcamal!
- After that all the sheep, wild goats and deer on the Cooley Peninsula would have to be destroyed.
- The fauna is represented by species such as deer, wild goats, bears, wolves, foxes and martens.
- Investigators of Romania's so-called Cave with Bones have also discovered skeletal remains of extinct cave bears and wild goats.
- In the forests may the deer and wild goats multiply.
- Wild goats, pigs, and dogs inhabited many of the forests, especially the mauka (upland areas inland from the coast).
- Tales were told of flood-bound trains marooned in the desert for so long that drivers fished in new-born rivers or shot wild goats in order to feed their passengers.
- But, ironically, one of the unexpected by-products of his efforts is the availability for consumption of large populations of wild goats.
- This course could also be game, such as pheasant, wild goat, duck or partridge.
- The elusive sarrios and the bucardo, a very rare type of Spanish wild goat are found here.
- Wild goats were seen picking their way down the shoulder of the Eagle's Rock; they play a vital role by browsing the hazel scrub which would swamp the natural vegetation.
- There are still plenty of wild goats on the Kerry mountains, but a problem nowadays is in finding goat catchers to help with the capture, according to Frank.
- You may even happen upon some wild boar or goats.
- The crater walls, massive in height and rugged, were the domain of jet-black wild goats who managed to navigate and cling to the rough face.
- Further investigations of wild goats and archaeological specimens are therefore needed to investigate these ancestors.
- The chances of a [captive] goat passing along a drug-producing gene to a wild goat aren't very high.
- The snow used to cool the drink had come from distant mountain peaks where goats run wild.
- The Korean goral is an endangered species of wild goat.
- Moors and heaths would have supported populations of wild horses and cattle, hares, wild goats and smaller creatures like voles, snakes and lizards.
- Wild goats are tolerant of considerable extremes of temperature and would most likely have been a source of food for most of the post-glacial period.
- And, for the first time ever, human hands will not be allowed touch the wild goat at Puck Fair.
2also old goat
informal(lecher)viejo verde masculine informal
- Those involved in one of the county's most popular festivals have decided acting the goat is one way to help a good cause.
- Unfortunately a young schoolgirl, acting the goat, injured herself causing a slight cut on her knee.
- Acting the goat takes on a new meaning when it involves a challenging nine-and-a-half-hour scramble over the rough terrain around Glenbeigh.
- A group of lads in the middle of the floor were, to say the least of it, acting the goat.
- When you say that some of the girls are prostitutes and that he used to be a responsible, respected person, it is entirely possible that the old goat is having brain changes.
- There's no fool like an old fool, these old goats don't know how foolish they look.
- They are most prevalent in the meat of ruminant animals such as cows, sheep and goats, and dairy products including full-fat milk and yoghurt.
- We find a similar adornment in Israel where a crimson thread was bound around the horns of the goat, the least valuable of the domestic animals.
- Sheep and goats are ruminants and are genomically similar to cows.
- An unusual hybrid has been reported by veterinarians in Botswana - the offspring of a female goat and a male sheep.
- They eat the meat of goats, sheep, water buffalo, and cows.
- Other firms have also tried to use milk from goats and cows to produce drugs but none have proved commercially viable.
- Cows produce ten times more meat than sheep or goats and beef production grew increasingly important as pig numbers decreased.
- Finds of animal bones reveal that the ox and the cow were domesticated as were sheep and goats (kept for meat and wool).
- Children can touch the animals and even have a go at milking the goats.
- Researchers hope to use the technology to improve the pedigree of milk goats.
- The meat of cows, goats, sheep and pigs is food for people.
- Eighty per cent of the EU tariff quota for sheep and goats and their meat was distributed in January.
- She got upset when her father cut off the tails of the pigs or pulled out the horns of the goats.
- Many earn a living by selling sheep and goats for meat, dung for fertilizer, and wool.
- Besides this, Spanish cattle, pigs, sheep, and goats introduced European meats and fats, milk, butter, and cheese to the Mexican diet.
- The skin of male goats is used for the two side drums and the skin of a female goat for the middle one.
- Bedouin farmers keep herds of goats and sheep whose milk is used to produce cheese and yogurt.
- Cheese can be made out of milk from cows, goats, and sheep.
- I sat at their tables enjoying fresh wonders of the Mediterranean and learned to milk goats.
- The cooperative is currently raising goats for meat.
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