Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A wild sheep, the mouflon, Ovis musimon.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Zoöl.) See mouflon.

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  • noun Alternative form of mouflon.

Etymologies

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From Latin musimo ("wild sheep"), related to Late Latin mufrō ("wild sheep"), both probably of pre-Latin origin. Compare mouflon; see also musmon.

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  • Ovis musimon or Ovis orientalis musimon, the European mouflon.

    September 17, 2008