Barbary sheep
maned sheep maned sheep n. A type of wild sheep ({Ammotragus lervia}) of northern Africa; called also {Barbary sheep} and {aoudad}.

Syn: aoudad, arui, audad, Barbary sheep, {Ammotragus lervia}. [WordNet 1.5]


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  • Barbary sheep — noun a short coated sheep with a long neck ruff, found in the high deserts of northern Africa. [Ammotragus lervia.] …   English new terms dictionary

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