from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. See mouflon.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. See musimon.
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They were not ordinary sheep, but a species usually found in the mountainous regions of the temperate zone, to which Herbert gave the name of the musmon.
Cuvier, that all the breeds of tamed sheep are descended either from the argali of Siberia, or from the moufloun or musmon of
Thus in many breeds the horns are deficient in the ewe, though this likewise occurs occasionally with the female of the wild musmon.