Polwarth

noun Pol·warth \ˈpōlwə(r)th\
variants: less commonly

Polworth

\ˈpōlwə(r)th\

Definition of Polwarth

  1. 1 :  an Australian breed of rather large medium-wooled sheep developed from crosses of Merino and Lincoln sheep and noted for ability to withstand damp and cold

  2. 2 or polwarth or polworth plural -s :  a sheep of the Polworth breed

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Origin and Etymology of polwarth

probably from Polwarth, county in Victoria, southeast Australia


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