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Meaning of MOUFLON

Pronunciation:  'mooflân

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  wild short-fleeced mountain sheep of Corsica and Sardinia
 

MOUFLON is a 7 letter word that starts with M.

 

 Synonyms: moufflon, Ovis musimon
 
 See Also: genus Ovis, mountain sheep, Ovis

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Mouf"lon\, n. [F. mouflon.] (Zo["o]l.)
A wild sheep ({Ovis musimon}), inhabiting the mountains of
Sardinia, Corsica, etc. Its horns are very large, with a
triangular base and rounded angles. It is supposed by some to
be the original of the domestic sheep. Called also {musimon}
or {musmon}. [Written also {moufflon}.]

 

 

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