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domestic sheep

n. Ovis aries, domesticated sheep kept as livestock

domestic sheep

n. any of various breeds raised for wool or edible meat or skin [syn: Ovis aries]

Usage examples of "domestic sheep".

That problem also derailed domestication of North American bighorn sheep, which belong to the same genus as Asiatic mouflon sheep, ancestor of our domestic sheep.

The remains of domestic sheep are found in the debris of the Swiss lake-dwellings during the Stone Age.

The vital force of the great goddess explained why they had grown to twice the size of domestic sheep, but not their belligerence.

There were no big animals in this region of Haven, except for domestic sheep and cattle and perhaps a nonesuch or two, Doris thought, smiling at herself.