mouflon [moof-lon] /ˈmuf lɒn/ Show IPA
a wild sheep, Ovis musimon, inhabiting the mountainous regions of Sardinia and Corsica, the male of which has large curving horns.
1765–75; < French < Italian muflone, orig. dial.; compare Corsican muffolo, Sardinian murone, Late Latin mufrō, stem mufrōn-, presumably < a pre-L substratal language