bighorn
noun see bighorn sheep

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • bighorn — ● bighorn nom masculin (américain big horn, grosse corne) Mouton sauvage d Amérique du Nord, aux cornes spiralées. ⇒BIGHORN, subst. masc. ZOOL. Mouflon des montagnes d Amérique, ressemblant à l argali et vivant entre l Arizona et la Colombie… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Bighorn — Big horn , n. (Zo[ o]l.) The Rocky Mountain sheep ({Ovis montana} or {Caprovis montana}); called also {bighorn sheep}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bighorn — [big′hôrn΄] [after the bighorn sheep] river in WC Wyo. flowing northward into the Yellowstone River in S Mont.: c. 450 mi (724 km) …   English World dictionary

  • bighorn — ☆ bighorn [big′hôrn΄ ] n. pl. bighorns or bighorn any of a number of sheep with large horns, esp. a large, wild, hairy species (Ovis canadensis) of the Rocky Mountains …   English World dictionary

  • Bighorn — (engl., »Dickhorn«), s. Schaf …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Bighorn — Bighorn, s. Schaf …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Bighorn — 43°34′51″N 108°12′45″O / 43.58083, 108.2125 …   Wikipédia en Français

  • bighorn — /big hawrn /, n., pl. bighorns, (esp. collectively) bighorn. a wild sheep, Ovis canadensis, of the Rocky Mountains, with large, curving horns. Also called cimarron, Rocky Mountain bighorn, Rocky Mountain sheep. [1775 85, Amer.; BIG1 + HORN] * * * …   Universalium

  • Bighorn — /big hawrn /, n. a river flowing from central Wyoming to the Yellowstone River in S Montana. 336 mi. (540 km) long. * * * I or mountain sheep Stocky, climbing hoofed mammal (Ovis canadensis) of western North America. Both sexes have horns that in …   Universalium

  • Bighorn — (as used in expressions) Bighorn, cordillera Bighorn, río Little Bighorn, batalla de …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • bighorn — /ˈbɪghɔn/ (say bighawn) noun (plural bighorn or bighorns) a wild sheep, Ovis canadensis, of south western Canada, western US and northern Mexico, with large, curving horns. Also, bighorn sheep …   Australian English dictionary

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