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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The first known use of romeldale was circa 1948

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“Romeldale.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 May. 2020.

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