Dall sheep

noun

variants or less commonly Dall's sheep
: a large white wild sheep (Ovis dalli) of Alaska and northern British Columbia

Word History

Etymology

William H. Dall †1927 American naturalist

First Known Use

1887, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Dall sheep was in 1887

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Cite this Entry

“Dall sheep.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Dall%20sheep. Accessed 4 Feb. 2023.

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