caprine animal

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Synonyms for caprine animal

any of numerous agile ruminants related to sheep but having a beard and straight horns

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Area of native vegetation (ANV)--legal reserve area of the settlement considered as the natural condition (control); however, this area was used in the dry period as pasture for caprine animals and beekeeping.
Commission Regulation (EC) No 36/2005 of 12 January 2005 amending Annexes III and X to Regulation (EC) No 999/2001 of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards epidemio-surveillance for transmissible spongiform encephalopathies in bovine, ovine and caprine animals [cited 2011 Oct 7].
Directive 91/68/EEC provides for complete harmonisation of intra-Community trade in live ovine and caprine animals. This means that, provided the conditions laid down in the directive are satisfied, member states are not allowed to impose further conditions or any barriers to imports of such animals from other parts of the EU.