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Saturday, September 13, 2014

Definitions for geep

  1. the hybrid offspring of a goat and a sheep.

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Citations for geep
One of his goat-plus-sheep chimeras, known colloquially as a geep, was featured on the cover of Nature. Ian Wilmut, Keith Campbell, and Colin Tudge, The Second Creation: Dolly and the Age of Biological Control, 2000
The sheep cells and goat cells are distributed throughout the geep's body in discrete groupings such as organs, bones, skin, etc. James F. Harris, The Ascent of Man: A Philosophy of Human Nature, 2011
Origin of geep
1970-1975
Geep is a portmanteau from the 1970s that combines the words goat and sheep.
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