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dorper

[ dawr-per ]
/ ˈdɔr pər /
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noun
one of a breed of sheep having a black face and white body, developed in South Africa from the Dorset Horn and black-headed Persian breeds and raised for meat.
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Origin of dorper

1945–50; Dor(set Horn) + Per(sian)
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