[ oor-ee-uhl ]
/ ˈʊər i əl /
a wild, bearded sheep, Ovis vignei, of southern Asia, having a reddish coat.
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Origin of urial
First recorded in 1885–90, urial is from the Punjabi word hureāl
Words nearby urial
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Example sentences from the Web for urial
The urial and the shapu are kindred species of wild sheep (Ovis vignei), found respectively in Ladakh and the Suleiman range.
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|Various