Definition of Rocky Mountain sheep
1. Noun. Wild sheep of mountainous regions of western North America having massive curled horns.
Group relationships: Genus Ovis, Ovis
Generic synonyms: Mountain Sheep
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rocky Mountain Sheep
Literary usage of Rocky Mountain sheep
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Farm and the Fireside: Or, The Romance of Agriculture. Being Half Hour by John Lauris Blake (1852)
"The Rocky Mountain sheep inhabit ... he found no difficulty in approaching the Rocky Mountain sheep, where they exhibited the simplicity of character so ..."
2. Frank Forester's Field Sports of the United States, and British Provinces by Henry William Herbert (1864)
"THE BISON, B6s Americanus, peculiar to South America. THE ROCKY MOUNTAIN GOAT, Capra Montana. THE Rocky Mountain sheep, Oeis Montana; and THE AMERICAN ..."
3. Prairie and Forest: A Description of the Game of North America, with by Parker Gillmore (1874)
"BIG HORN AND Rocky Mountain sheep. THE big horn and Rocky Mountain sheep are to the Continent of North America what the ibex and chamois are to Europe. ..."
4. Prairie and Forest: A Description of the Game of North America, with by Parker Gillmore (1874)
"THE big horn and Rocky Mountain sheep are to the Continent of North America what ... Rocky Mountain sheep."