HyperDic: ovis_aries

English > 1 sense of the expression Ovis aries:
NOUNanimalOvis aries, domestic sheepany of various breeds raised for wool / wool or edible meat or skin
English > Ovis aries: 1 sense > noun 1, animal
MeaningAny of various breeds raised for wool / wool or edible meat or skin.
Synonymdomestic sheep
Member ofOvis, genus OvisSheep
PartslambThe flesh of a young domestic sheep eaten as food
mouton, muttonmeat from a mature domestic sheep
NarrowerCheviothardy hornless sheep of the Cheviot Hills noted for its short thick wool
CotswoldSheep with long wool originating in the Cotswold Hills
Exmoorhorned sheep of Devon
Hampshire, Hampshire downBritish breed of hornless dark-faced domestic sheep
Lincolnlong-wooled mutton sheep originally from Lincolnshire
Rambouillethardy sheep developed from the merino producing both good mutton and fine wool
broadtail, caracul, karakulhardy coarse-haired sheep of central Asia
longwoolA domestic long-wool sheep
merino, merino sheepwhite sheep originating in Spain and producing a heavy fleece of exceptional quality
Broadersheepwoolly usually horned ruminant mammal related to the goat
Spanishoveja
Catalanovella, Ovis aries

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