Definition of Mountain sheep

1. Noun. Any wild sheep inhabiting mountainous regions.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mountain Sheep

mountain peak
mountain phlox
mountain pine
mountain pride
mountain quail
mountain range
mountain ranges
mountain reindeer
mountain rice
mountain rimu
mountain ringlet
mountain ringlets
mountain rose
mountain sandwort
mountain sheep (current term)
mountain sickness
mountain skink
mountain spinach
mountain spleenwort
mountain starwort
mountain sumac
mountain swamp gum
mountain tea
mountain tent
mountain tick fever
mountain top
mountain trail
mountain unit
mountain units

Literary usage of Mountain sheep

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Annual Report by New York Zoological Society, Tennyson Society (1901)
"Unlike its dull-witted neighbor, the mountain goat, the mountain sheep is wide-eyed and ... The best-known species of mountain sheep of North America is the ..."

2. Sunset by Southern Pacific Company, Southern Pacific Company. Passenger Dept (1910)
"Nevertheless, I had a lurking superstition that I might be able to kill a mountain sheep even if I had to sneak up above it, and roll rocks down upon its ..."

3. Belden, the White Chief: Or, Twelve Years Among the Wild Indians of the Plains by George Pfauts Belden (1875)
"ROCKY mountain sheep — AN EARLY START — MEETING THE SUN OH THE MOUNTAIN TOPS ... climb the mountain peaks and have a hunt after the famous mountain sheep. ..."

4. Campfires on Desert and Lava by William Temple Hornaday (1908)
"TARDILY and slowly, the mountain sheep of old Mexico are being discovered ... It is my belief that the mountain sheep, genus Ovis, originated in the Altai ..."

5. The Plains of the Great West and Their Inhabitants: Being a Description of by Richard Irving Dodge (1876)
"mountain sheep—BIG-HORN. (Ovis montana.) THIS splendid animal, which among the horned beasts of the Great West ranks next in size to the elk, can scarcely ..."

6. The Plains of the Great West and Their Inhabitants: Being a Description of by Richard Irving Dodge (1876)
"mountain sheep—BIG-HORN. . (Ovis montana.) THIS splendid animal, which among the horned beasts of the Great West ranks next in size to the olk, can scarcely ..."

7. St. Nicholas by Mary Mapes Dodge (1920)
"Following his gaze, they all saw the head of a bighorn, as the trappers call the mountain sheep, looking down at them. Its broad, twisted horns, ..."

8. Annual Report by New York Zoological Society, Tennyson Society (1901)
"Unlike its dull-witted neighbor, the mountain goat, the mountain sheep is wide-eyed and ... The best-known species of mountain sheep of North America is the ..."

9. Sunset by Southern Pacific Company, Southern Pacific Company. Passenger Dept (1910)
"Nevertheless, I had a lurking superstition that I might be able to kill a mountain sheep even if I had to sneak up above it, and roll rocks down upon its ..."

10. Belden, the White Chief: Or, Twelve Years Among the Wild Indians of the Plains by George Pfauts Belden (1875)
"ROCKY mountain sheep — AN EARLY START — MEETING THE SUN OH THE MOUNTAIN TOPS ... climb the mountain peaks and have a hunt after the famous mountain sheep. ..."

11. Campfires on Desert and Lava by William Temple Hornaday (1908)
"TARDILY and slowly, the mountain sheep of old Mexico are being discovered ... It is my belief that the mountain sheep, genus Ovis, originated in the Altai ..."

12. The Plains of the Great West and Their Inhabitants: Being a Description of by Richard Irving Dodge (1876)
"mountain sheep—BIG-HORN. (Ovis montana.) THIS splendid animal, which among the horned beasts of the Great West ranks next in size to the elk, can scarcely ..."

13. The Plains of the Great West and Their Inhabitants: Being a Description of by Richard Irving Dodge (1876)
"mountain sheep—BIG-HORN. . (Ovis montana.) THIS splendid animal, which among the horned beasts of the Great West ranks next in size to the olk, can scarcely ..."

14. St. Nicholas by Mary Mapes Dodge (1920)
"Following his gaze, they all saw the head of a bighorn, as the trappers call the mountain sheep, looking down at them. Its broad, twisted horns, ..."

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