romeldale
noun Usage: often capitalized Etymology: blend of Romney, Rambouillet, and Corriedale Date: circa 1948 any of a United States breed of sheep yielding a heavy fleece of fine wool and producing a quickly maturing high-grade market lamb

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  • romeldale — ˈräməlˌdāl noun Etymology: blend of Romney, Rambouillet, and Corriedale 1. usually capitalized : an American breed of utility sheep developed by crossbreeding Romneys and Rambouillets with the intention of retaining a heavy fleece of fine wool… …   Useful english dictionary

  • romeldale — rom·el·dale …   English syllables

  • California Variegated Mutant (sheep) — The California Variegated Mutant (C.V.M.) is a breed of wool producing domestic sheep developed in the United States. The Romeldale breed of sheep was developed by A. T. Spencer.California Variegated Mutant,… …   Wikipedia

  • sheep — Synonyms and related words: Babbitt, Columbia, Karakul, Kerry Hill, Lincoln, Merino, Middle American, Panama, Philistine, Romeldale, Romney, Suffolk, Wensleydale, anal character, ape, assembly, bellwether, bourgeois, brethren, burgher,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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