Ryeland

noun Rye·land \ˈrīlənd\

Definition of Ryeland

  1. 1 :  an old English breed of hardy hornless white-faced sheep producing high quality wool and quick-maturing lambs of good size

  2. 2 or ryeland plural Ryelands or ryelands :  an animal of the Ryeland breed

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Origin and Etymology of ryeland

from Ryelands, district and hamlet in Herefordshire, England


First Known Use: 1802


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