Mouf"lon (?), n. [F. mouflon.] Zool.

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.]

 

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