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aoudad

[ah-oo-dad] /ˈɑ ʊˌdæd/
noun
1.
a wild sheep, Ammotragus lervia, of northern Africa, having a long fringe of hair on the throat, chest, and forelegs.
Also called Barbary sheep.
Origin of aoudad
1860-1865
1860-65; < French < Berber, equivalent to a- masculine singular prefix + udad ram
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  • Reaction and adaptability of introduced aoudad sheep.
  • Obstacles in the aoudad pen include the metal feeding troughs and the large steel hay rack.
British Dictionary definitions for aoudad

aoudad

/ˈɑːʊˌdæd/
noun
1.
a wild mountain sheep, Ammotragus lervia, of N Africa, having horns curved in a semicircle and long hair covering the neck and forelegs Also called Barbary sheep
Word Origin
from French, from Berber audad
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