Targhee

noun
Tar·​ghee | \ ˈtär(ˌ)gē \

Definition of Targhee

1 : an American breed of sheep developed by intercrossing Lincolns and Rambouillets to produce a hardy range sheep with good mutton conformation and a heavy fleece of moderately fine wool
2 or targhee plural Targhees or targhees : a sheep of the Targhee breed

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History and Etymology for Targhee

from Targhee Pass, southwestern Montana, near Dubois, Idaho, where the breed originated

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“Targhee.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Targhee. Accessed 12 Aug. 2020.

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