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bighorn sheep

noun big·horn sheep \ˈbig-ˌhrn-\

: a kind of wild sheep with long curved horns that lives in the mountains of western North America

Full Definition of BIGHORN SHEEP

:  a usually grayish-brown wild sheep (Ovis canadensis) of mountainous and desert regions of western North America —called also bighorn

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First Known Use of BIGHORN SHEEP

1817

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