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 (ä′o͝o-dăd′, ou′dăd′)
A wild sheep (Ammotragus lervia) native to northern Africa and naturalized in the southwestern United States, having long, curved horns and long hair on the neck and chest. Also called Barbary sheep.

[French, from Berber audad.]


(Animals) a wild mountain sheep, Ammotragus lervia, of N Africa, having horns curved in a semicircle and long hair covering the neck and forelegs. Also called: Barbary sheep
[from French, from Berber audad]


(ˈɑ ʊˌdæd)

a wild sheep, Ammotragus lervia, of N Africa, having a long fringe of hair on the throat, chest, and forelegs. Also called Barbary sheep.
[1860–65; < French < Berber]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.aoudad - wild sheep of northern Africaaoudad - wild sheep of northern Africa  
wild sheep - undomesticated sheep
Ammotragus, genus Ammotragus - genus of wild sheep
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The longest shot was on a free-range Aoudad in southwestern Texas.
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and aoudad (Ammotragus lervia), a species of sheep native to North Africa.
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Red deer (Cervus elaphus) and roe deer (Capreolus capreolus) are the most common wild ruminants in Spain; mouflon (Ovis aries), fallow deer (Damadama), and aoudad (Ammotragus lervia) are less common (11).
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