bighorn sheep(redirected from American Bighorn Sheep)
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Related to American Bighorn Sheep: Ovis canadensis canadensis
n. pl. bighorn sheep
A wild sheep (Ovis canadensis) of the mountains of western North America, having a brownish coat and, in the male, massive curved horns. Also called bighorn, mountain sheep, Rocky Mountain sheep.
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|Noun||1.||bighorn sheep - wild sheep of mountainous regions of western North America having massive curled horns|
mountain sheep - any wild sheep inhabiting mountainous regions
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