fat-tailed sheep


: a coarse-wooled mutton sheep that has great quantities of fat on each side of the tail bones

Word History

First Known Use

1842, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of fat-tailed sheep was in 1842

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“Fat-tailed sheep.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fat-tailed%20sheep. Accessed 2 Dec. 2023.

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