romeldale

noun, often capitalized
rom·​el·​dale | \ ˈrä-məl-ˌdāl How to pronounce romeldale (audio) \

Definition of romeldale

: any of a U.S. breed of sheep yielding a heavy fleece of fine wool and producing a quickly maturing high-grade market lamb

First Known Use of romeldale

circa 1948, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for romeldale

blend of Romney, Rambouillet, and Corriedale

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“Romeldale.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/romeldale. Accessed 18 May. 2021.

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