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n, pl -horns or -horn
(Animals) a large wild sheep, Ovis canadensis, inhabiting mountainous regions in North America and NE Asia: family Bovidae, order Artiodactyla. The male has massive curved horns, and the species is well adapted for climbing and leaping
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n., pl. -horns, (esp. collectively) -horn.
a wild sheep, Ovis canadensis, of the Rocky Mountains, with large, curving horns.Also called Rocky Mountain sheep.
a river flowing from central Wyoming to the Yellowstone River in S Montana. 336 mi. (540 km) long.
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|Noun||1.||Bighorn - a river that flows from central Wyoming to the Yellowstone River in southern Montana|
|2.||bighorn - 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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