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Noun1.Ovis - sheepOvis - sheep          
mammal genus - a genus of mammals
Bovidae, family Bovidae - true antelopes; cattle; oxen; sheep; goats
sheep - woolly usually horned ruminant mammal related to the goat
wether - male sheep especially a castrated one
lamb - young sheep
domestic sheep, Ovis aries - any of various breeds raised for wool or edible meat or skin
argal, argali, Ovis ammon - wild sheep of semidesert regions in central Asia
Marco Polo sheep, Marco Polo's sheep, Ovis poli - Asiatic wild sheep with exceptionally large horns; sometimes considered a variety of the argali (or Ovis ammon)
Ovis vignei, urial - bearded reddish sheep of southern Asia
Dall sheep, Dall's sheep, Ovis montana dalli, white sheep - large white wild sheep of northwestern Canada and Alaska
bighorn sheep, Ovis canadensis, Rocky Mountain bighorn, Rocky Mountain sheep, cimarron, bighorn - wild sheep of mountainous regions of western North America having massive curled horns
moufflon, mouflon, Ovis musimon - wild mountain sheep of Corsica and Sardinia
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At present, scientists assign Peninsular bighorn to their own subspecies, Ovis canadensis cremnobates, distinct from all other desert bighorn.