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A large hornless sheep of a breed developed in the United States, raised for its meat and dense white wool.
[Monta(na) (where the first ram used to develop the breed was purchased) + dale (probably on the model of Corriedale).]
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(Animals) an American breed of hornless sheep that is bred for both meat and its substantial fleece
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