Sheep and Goats.


First published in January 2015

Word Definition
ammonThe Asian wild sheep, aka argali.
aoudadA N. African wild sheep.
argaliThe great wild sheep of Asia, aka ammon.
bharalA Himalayan blue sheep.
bighornThe Rocky Mountain sheep.
bucardoA recently extinct species of Spanish mountain goat.
capridRelated to the goat family; (noun) a member of the goat family.
caraculA sheep of Central Asia; the curled black fleece of its lambs.
dinmontA wether (castrated ram) between the first and second shearing.
dorperOne of a breed of mutton-producing sheep.
eanlingA young lamb.
geepA creature produced by combining DNA from a sheep and a goat.
herdwickA breed of sheep.
herdwickA breed of sheep.
hircineCharacteristic of a goat, esp its odor.
hirselA stock of sheep; (verb) to put into different groups.
hoggetA yearling sheep.
izardThe Pyrenean ibex.
jumbuckAustralian slang for a sheep.
karakulA sheep of Central Asia; the curled black fleece of its lambs.
markhorA wild goat of the mountains of Asia.
mouflonA Corsican wild sheep.
musimonA Corsican wild sheep.
oorialA wild sheep of central Asia, that has a reddish coat and long curved horns.
sheepyResembling sheep; sheepish.
tahrA Himalayan wild goat.
takinA large horned hoofed animal of the Himalayas, related to the goats and antelopes.
teggA sheep in its second year.
theaveA ewe lamb of the first year; also, a sheep three years old.
twinterA two-year old sheep or other animal.
urialA wild sheep of central Asia, that has a reddish coat and long curved horns.