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mouflon

noun mou·flon \mü-ˈflōⁿ\

Definition of mouflon

  1. :  either of two wild sheep (Ovis orientalis and O. musimon) of the mountains of Sardinia, Corsica and western Asia that have large curling horns in the males and are sometimes included in a single species



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Variants of mouflon

also mouf·flon play \mü-ˈflōⁿ\

Origin of mouflon

French mouflon, from Italian dialect muvrone, from Late Latin mufron-, mufro


First Known Use: 1774


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