from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. See Argali, Mouflon, and Oörial.

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  • n. undomesticated sheep


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  •   Also, our foragers came up with a very good herd of wild sheep yesterday!

    Lord Conrads Crusade

  • To absorb moisture and soft milky stools, any of several materials were packed around them: fleece from wild sheep gathered from thorny shrubs when the mouflon were shedding, down from birds 'breasts, or fuzz from fibrous plants.

    The Clan of the Cave Bear

  • As chance provided, the white wool of mouflon which was shed naturally by the wild sheep in spring, the unbelievably soft earthy-brown downy wool of musk-ox, and the lighter red rhinoceros underwool were also gathered with great enthusiasm.

    The Mammoth Hunters


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