mouflon


mou·flon

noun \mü-ˈflōⁿ\

Definition of MOUFLON

:  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

Variants of MOUFLON

mou·flon also mouf·flon \mü-ˈflōⁿ\

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Origin of MOUFLON

French mouflon, from Italian dialect muvrone, from Late Latin mufron-, mufro
First Known Use: 1774

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