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Related to aoudad: Aoudad sheep
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]
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]