Rambouillet(redirected from Rambouillets)
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Any of a breed of merino sheep of French origin, raised for wool and meat.
[After Rambouillet, a town of north-central France.]
(Placename) a town in N France, in the Yvelines department: site of the summer residence of French presidents. Pop: 26 454 (2006)
Rambouillet(ˈrɒmbʊˌjeɪ; ˈræmbʊˌleɪ) (French rɑ̃bujɛ)
(Breeds) a fine-woolled merino-like breed of sheep
[C19: from Rambouillet1]
Ram•bouil•let(ˈræm bʊˌleɪ, -buˈyeɪ)
one of a breed of hardy sheep, developed from the Merino, raised for wool and meat.
[1905–10; after Rambouillet, town and forest in N France, its source]