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bighorn

[big-hawrn] /ˈbɪgˌhɔrn/
noun, plural bighorns (especially collectively) bighorn.
1.
a wild sheep, Ovis canadensis, of the Rocky Mountains, with large, curving horns.
Origin
1775-1785
1775-85, Americanism; big1 + horn

Bighorn

[big-hawrn] /ˈbɪgˌhɔrn/
noun
1.
a river flowing from central Wyoming to the Yellowstone River in S Montana. 336 miles (540 km) long.
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bighorn

/ˈbɪɡˌhɔːn/
noun (pl) -horns, -horn
1.
a large wild sheep, Ovis canadensis, inhabiting mountainous regions in North America and NE Asia: family Bovidae, order Artiodactyla. The male has massive curved horns, and the species is well adapted for climbing and leaping
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