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mountain sheep

noun
  1. the bighorn.
  2. any of various wild sheep inhabiting mountains.
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Origin of mountain sheep

An Americanism dating back to 1795–1805
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British Dictionary definitions for mountain sheep

mountain sheep

noun
  1. another name for bighorn
  2. any wild sheep inhabiting mountainous regions
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