genus Ammotragus

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Noun1.genus Ammotragus - genus of wild sheepgenus Ammotragus - genus of wild sheep      
mammal genus - a genus of mammals
Bovidae, family Bovidae - true antelopes; cattle; oxen; sheep; goats
Ammotragus lervia, aoudad, arui, audad, Barbary sheep, maned sheep - wild sheep of northern Africa
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His scientific name is Ammotragus lervia; the genus Ammotragus comes from the Greek and means "sand goat" (very apt!), while lervia comes from an original North African name.