rom·​el·​dale ˈrä-məl-ˌdāl How to pronounce romeldale (audio)
often capitalized
: any of a U.S. breed of sheep yielding a heavy fleece of fine wool and producing a quickly maturing high-grade market lamb

Word History


blend of Romney, Rambouillet, and Corriedale

First Known Use

circa 1948, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of romeldale was circa 1948

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Cite this Entry

“Romeldale.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Apr. 2024.

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