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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A large wild sheep (Ovis dalli) of the mountainous regions of northwest North America, ranging in color from white to nearly black and having large, curved horns.

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  • noun large white wild sheep of northwestern Canada and Alaska

Etymologies

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

[After William Healey Dall, (1845–1927), American naturalist.]

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