fat-tailed sheep

[ fat-teyld ]
/ ˈfætˌteɪld /


one of a class of sheep with much fat along the sides of the tail bones, raised for their meat and widely distributed in southeast Europe, northern Africa, and Asia.

Origin of fat-tailed sheep

First recorded in 1835–45
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