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.
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How to use fat-tailed sheep in a sentence
The fat-tailed sheep, goats and swine have also been naturalized, as well as all kinds of domestic poultry.
The central section is famed as a grazing land for camels, ponies, cows, and fat-tailed sheep.The World and Its People: Book VII | Anna B. Badlam
The Cape or fat-tailed sheep is a leggy, active animal, with a hairy skin, bred solely for the butcher.
Some of the wealthy steppe nomads own as many as 20,000 of the large fat-tailed sheep.
Long lines of the Syrian fat-tailed sheep, black goats, and small red oxen covered the plain.Tent Work in Palestine | Claude Reignier Conder