Online dictionaryOnline dictionary
Synonyms, antonyms, pronunciation

English Dictionary      examples: 'day', 'get rid of', 'New York Bay'

Domestic sheep   /dəmˈɛstɪk ʃip/   Listen
Domestic sheep

Any of various breeds raised for wool or edible meat or skin.  Synonym: Ovis aries.

WordNet 3.0 © 2010 Princeton University

Advanced search
     Find words:
Starting with
Ending with
Matching a pattern  

Words linked to  

only single words

Share |
Add this dictionary
to your browser search bar

"Domestic sheep" Quotes from Famous Books

... of Iron. Even at that remote period they had already, by long-continued selection, been developed out of wild forms akin to the American buffalo. M. Gervais ("Hist. Nat. des Mammifores," vol. xi., p. 191) concludes that the wild race from which our domestic sheep was derived is now extinct. The remains of domestic sheep are found in the debris of the Swiss lake-dwellings during the Stone Age. The domestic horse, ass, lion, and goat also date back to a like great antiquity. We have historical records 7000 years old, and during ...
— The Antediluvian World • Ignatius Donnelly

Words linked to "Domestic sheep" :   Ovis, Hampshire down, Cheviot, genus Ovis, mutton, Rambouillet, karakul, Lincoln, broadtail, sheep, Exmoor, mouton, longwool, lamb, Hampshire, merino sheep, caracul, Cotswold, merino

Copyright © 2024 Dictionary