Definition of Mouflon. Meaning of Mouflon. Synonyms of Mouflon

Here you will find one or more explanations in English for the word Mouflon. Also in the bottom left of the page several parts of wikipedia pages related to the word Mouflon and, of course, Mouflon synonyms and on the right images related to the word Mouflon.

Definition of Mouflon

Mouflon
Mouflon Mouf"lon, n. [F. mouflon.] (Zo["o]l.) A wild sheep (Ovis musimon), inhabiting the mountains of Sardinia, Corsica, etc. Its horns are very large, with a triangular base and rounded angles. It is supposed by some to be the original of the domestic sheep. Called also musimon or musmon. [Written also moufflon.]

Meaning of Mouflon from wikipedia

- The mouflon (Ovis orientalis orientalis group) is a subspecies group of the wild sheep (Ovis orientalis). Po****tions of O. orientalis can be partitioned...
- The European mouflon (Ovis orientalis musimon) is the westernmost and smallest sub-species of mouflon. It was originally found only on the Mediterranean...
- mouflon (Ovis orientalis gmelini) is an endangered subspecies of mouflon endemic to Iran, Armenia, and Nakhchivan (Azerbaijan). The Armenian mouflon was...
- domestic sheep. Domestic sheep (Ovis aries) are partially derived from mouflon (Ovis orientalis) stock, and have diverged sufficiently to be considered...
- was rare there), which displays as gray-mouflon; it is separate from the normal mouflon pattern. This gray-mouflon allele is dominant to solid, recessive...
- area from Kashmir to Iran, including much desert country. The European mouflon (Ovis musimon) is thought to be the ancestor of the modern domestic sheep...
- one member of the genus, and is thought to be descended from the wild mouflon of central and southwest Asia. Female sheep are called ewes, males are...
- flowers, fungi, and mosses. Wild animals include roe deer, wild boar, mouflon (a subspecies of wild sheep), fox, badger, hare, and small numbers of the...
- western central Asia. The other subspecies group of O. orientalis is the mouflon (Ovis orientalis orientalis group). The two groups have often been considered...
- back to between 11000 and 9000 BCE, and the domestication of the wild mouflon in ancient Mesopotamia. Sheep are among the first animals to have been...
Loading...