Rocky Mountain sheep


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Rocky Mountain sheep

big•horn

(ˈbɪgˌhɔrn)

n., pl. -horns, (esp. collectively) -horn.
a wild sheep, Ovis canadensis, of the Rocky Mountains, with large, curving horns.
Also called Rocky Mountain sheep.
[1775–85, Amer.]

Big•horn

(ˈbɪgˌhɔrn)

n.
a river flowing from central Wyoming to the Yellowstone River in S Montana. 336 mi. (540 km) long.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Rocky Mountain sheep - wild sheep of mountainous regions of western North America having massive curled hornsRocky Mountain sheep - wild sheep of mountainous regions of western North America having massive curled horns
genus Ovis, Ovis - sheep
mountain sheep - any wild sheep inhabiting mountainous regions
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