Definition of Ovis poli
1. Noun. Asiatic wild sheep with exceptionally large horns; sometimes considered a variety of the argali (or Ovis ammon).
Group relationships: Genus Ovis, Ovis
Generic synonyms: Wild Sheep
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ovis Poli
Literary usage of Ovis poli
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Big Game Shooting by Clive Phillipps-Wolley (1894)
"CHAPTER XII THE ovis poli OF THE PAMIR Rv ST. ... This, shortly, is what modern geographers have to say of the home of ovis poli: The plain is called ..."
2. The Pamirs: Being a Narrative of a Year's Expedition on Horseback and on by Charles Adolphus Murray Dunmore (1893)
"We lay out our Permanent Camp—Extreme coldness of our New Home—First day after ovis poli—A Bear—Sleep out on the Hill—My first ovis poli—Roche's bad ..."
3. Innermost Asia: Travel & Sport in the Pamirs by Ralph Patteson Cobbold (1900)
"I was beginning to feel anxious about my supplies, which were getting short, and I hardly dared attempt to find my ovis poli ALIVE—NEVER BEFORE ..."
4. Russia in the 'eighties,': Sport and Politics by John Frederick Baddeley (1921)
"... nihilist—Arthur Hardinge— A brilliant trio—Turkoman rugs—ovis poli—A modest medallist—Hawking for quail—The Borki accident— Recherches dinners—Bazaine, ..."