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How to say goat in Spanish?

Goat in Spanish = Cabra, Chivo

How to translate goat in Spanish?. The goat is a domestic ruminant mammal, about a meter in height, light, firm, with short, rough, and often reddish hair, hollow and arched horns, large, angled, knotty, and turned back, with long hairs hanging from the jaw bottom with a very short tail. Likes to jump and climb and is generally found in mountainous areas

What is a goat in Spanish?

The female of this species is called “la cabra”, and it is somewhat smaller than the male and sometimes without horns. Cabra (Capra aegagrus hircus) is also called “chiva”.

The goat has a role of great importance especially in the food industry for its meat and milk frequently used in the production of cheese, meat, skin, and hair. Some breeds are bred especially dedicated to the production of fiber (hair) such as the Angora, originally from Turkey

The male of the goat is called a cabrón, cabro, chivato o macho cabrío and the young goat “chivo joven”, cabrito o chivo.


goat (female) = chiva or cabra

goat (male) = cabrón, cabro, chivato or macho cabrío

goat (baby) = cabrito or chivo


goat in Spanish language

Its distribution is wide and is found throughout the world, mainly in mountainous areas. There are wild goats, but most of them were domesticated by man.


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