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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Any of a breed of merino sheep of French origin, raised for wool and meat.

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  • n. hardy sheep developed from the merino producing both good mutton and fine wool

Etymologies

After Rambouillet, a town of north-central France.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

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