Ovis

noun
\ ˈōvə̇s \

Definition of Ovis

: a genus of Bovidae consisting of the domestic sheep and the majority of the wild sheep most of which inhabit the mountainous regions from western North America to western Asia and have horns that form a lateral spiral — see argali

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History and Etymology for Ovis

New Latin, from Latin, sheep

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“Ovis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Ovis. Accessed 1 Jul. 2022.

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