[oo r-ee-uh l]
- a wild, bearded sheep, Ovis vignei, of southern Asia, having a reddish coat.
Origin of urial
First recorded in 1885–90, urial is from the Punjabi word hureāl
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018
Examples from the Web for urial
Historical Examples of urial
I now began gradually to pick up strength, and when near Astor I got a urial, a kind of wild sheep.Hunting in Many Lands
The urial and the shapu are kindred species of wild sheep (Ovis vignei), found respectively in Ladakh and the Suleiman range.