Definition of Moufflon

1. Noun. Wild mountain sheep of Corsica and Sardinia.

Exact synonyms: Mouflon, Ovis Musimon
Group relationships: Genus Ovis, Ovis
Generic synonyms: Mountain Sheep



Definition of Moufflon

1. Noun. (alternative spelling of mouflon) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Moufflon

1. mouflon [n -S] - See also: mouflon

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Moufflon

mouched
moucher
mouchers
mouches
mouching
mouchoir
mouchoirs
moudiwarp
moue
moues
mouezzin
mouezzins
mouf
mouffle
mouffles
moufflon (current term)
moufflons
mouflon
mouflons
moufs
mought
mouillation
mouille
moujik
moujiks
moulage
moulages
mould
mouldability
mouldable

Literary usage of Moufflon

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1. Children's Literature: A Textbook of Sources for Teachers and Teacher by Charles Madison Curry (1921)
"... creature a year old, and the children's mother, who was a Corsican by birth, had said that he was just like a moufflon, as they call sheep in Corsica. ..."

2. Journal of a Landscape Painter in Corsica by Edward Lear (1870)
"... and Walk to Lugo and Serraggio—Visit to the moufflon—Mid-day Halt in a Chesnut Wood—Blackbirds and Nightingales—Thunderstorm—Return to Vivario— The ..."

3. A History of the Earth and Animated Nature by Oliver Goldsmith (1856)
"and particularly in the deserts of Tartary, that the moufflon is to be found, that bears all the marks of being the primitive race; and that has been ..."

4. The Standard Library of Natural History: Embracing Living Animals of Thw by Charles John Cornish (1908)
"A rather larger moufflon is found on Mount Elburz in Persia, in Armenia, ... The moufflon is a typical wild sheep. In Sardinia and Corsica are dense scrubby ..."

5. African Nature Notes and Reminiscences by Frederick Courteney Selous (1908)
"... Conspicuous colours not harmful — The influence of environment—The leucoryx—The Barbary sheep —The Sardinian moufflon—African butterflies—Coloration of ..."

6. Landscapes of Cyprus by Geoff Daniel (2004)
"The forests around Stavros are home to the timid moufflon, but you are more likely to see examples in captivity at the forest station. ..."

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