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 (ä′o͝o-dăd′, ou′dăd′)
A wild sheep (Ammotragus lervia) native to northern Africa and naturalized in the southwestern United States, having long, curved horns and long hair on the neck and chest. Also called Barbary sheep.

[French, from Berber audad.]


(Animals) a wild mountain sheep, Ammotragus lervia, of N Africa, having horns curved in a semicircle and long hair covering the neck and forelegs. Also called: Barbary sheep
[from French, from Berber audad]


(ˈɑ ʊˌdæd)

a wild sheep, Ammotragus lervia, of N Africa, having a long fringe of hair on the throat, chest, and forelegs. Also called Barbary sheep.
[1860–65; < French < Berber]
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Noun1.aoudad - wild sheep of northern Africaaoudad - wild sheep of northern Africa  
wild sheep - undomesticated sheep
Ammotragus, genus Ammotragus - genus of wild sheep
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Native to North Africa and current denizen of West Texas, the aoudad, or Barbary sheep, is as tough as they come.
I have taken game as large as a 236-pound aoudad ram with the Grendel, and it was one shot, down and out.
I also was able to travel and harvest three black bears, five bull elk (three with a bow, two more with a rifle), an Alaska-Yukon moose, a Dall sheep and an aoudad sheep.
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Al Shaikh Aoudad, a publisher at the SIBF, said that this initiative will make them sell as much as they can to local libraries.
when a three-pack of zebras or aoudad or something (it Was a long day) bolted across the road.
It was not huge, but the aoudad ram, standing a whisker over 500 yards away up a shockingly steep slope, was the best I'd seen in four long, hard days of hunting.
I had a chance to test the Hell's Canyon Speed on aoudad in the desert hills of southwestern Texas, just a stone's throw from the Rio Grande.
The ungulate species observed in the smallest numbers was aoudad (Ammotragus lervia; detections = 6).
It has taken whitetail deer, mule deer, aoudad, waterbuck, impala, black buck, zebra, gemsbok, and on and on all with 1-shot kills.