Soay

noun

So·​ay
ˈsō(ˌ)ā
1
: an old breed of small dark-brown or blackish sheep that are horned in both sexes
2
or soay plural Soays or soays : an animal of the Soay breed

Word History

Etymology

from Soay, island of the Hebrides, where the breed originated

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“Soay.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Soay. Accessed 30 Jan. 2023.

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