marco polo's sheep
marco polo sheep marco polo sheep, marco polo's sheep marco polo's sheep . An Asiatic wild sheep ({Ovis poli}) with exceptionally large horns; sometimes considered a variety of the argali: {Ovis ammon} poli. [WordNet 1.5]

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  • Marco Polo's sheep — noun Asiatic wild sheep with exceptionally large horns; sometimes considered a variety of the argali (or Ovis ammon) • Syn: ↑Marco Polo sheep, ↑Ovis poli • Hypernyms: ↑wild sheep • Member Holonyms: ↑Ovis, ↑genus Ovis …   Useful english dictionary

  • marco polo sheep — marco polo sheep, marco polo s sheep marco polo s sheep . An Asiatic wild sheep ({Ovis poli}) with exceptionally large horns; sometimes considered a variety of the argali: {Ovis ammon} poli. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Marco Polo sheep — noun Asiatic wild sheep with exceptionally large horns; sometimes considered a variety of the argali (or Ovis ammon) • Syn: ↑Marco Polo s sheep, ↑Ovis poli • Hypernyms: ↑wild sheep • Member Holonyms: ↑Ovis, ↑genus Ovis …   Useful english dictionary

  • Marco Polo sheep — Engraving of a Marco Polo sheep, c. 1883 Conse …   Wikipedia

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  • Marco-Polo-Schaf — Argali Argali (Ovis ammon) Systematik Ordnung: Paarhufer (Artiodactyla) Unterordnung …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • sheep — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. ram, ewe, lamb; bighorn, karakul; mutton; congregation, parish; follower. See animal, laity, modesty. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. lamb, ewe, ram, tup, mutton. Types and breeds of sheep include: Leicester …   English dictionary for students

  • wild sheep — noun undomesticated sheep • Hypernyms: ↑bovid • Hyponyms: ↑argali, ↑argal, ↑Ovis ammon, ↑Marco Polo sheep, ↑Marco Polo s sheep, ↑Ovis poli, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • thian shan sheep — tēˈänˌshän noun Usage: usually capitalized T & 1st S Etymology: Thian Shan (Tien Shan), mountain chain in central Asia : marco polo sheep …   Useful english dictionary

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