Southdown

noun
South·​down | \ ˈsau̇th-ˌdau̇n How to pronounce Southdown (audio) \

Definition of Southdown

: any of a breed of small medium-wooled hornless sheep of English origin

First Known Use of Southdown

1786, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Southdown

South Downs, England

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“Southdown.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Southdown. Accessed 16 Jun. 2021.

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