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1. A hornless sheep of a breed developed in New Zealand and Australia, raised for its meat and dense wool.
2. The wool of this sheep.
[After Corriedale, the sheep run in New Zealand where development of the breed was begun in the 1860s.]
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(Breeds) a breed of sheep reared for both wool and meat, originally developed in New Zealand and Australia
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