Dall sheep

noun
\ˈdȯl- \

Definition of Dall sheep 

: a large white wild sheep (Ovis dalli) of Alaska and northern British Columbia

called also Dall's sheep\ ˈdȯlz-​\

First Known Use of Dall sheep

1887, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Dall sheep

William H. Dall †1927 American naturalist

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