Ovis

noun
sheep
Syn: ↑genus Ovis
Hypernyms: ↑mammal genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Bovidae, ↑family Bovidae
Member Meronyms:

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\\ˈōvə̇s\ noun
Usage: capitalized
Etymology: New Latin, from Latin, sheep — more at ewe
: a genus of Bovidae consisting of the domestic sheep and the majority of the wild sheep most of which inhabit the moutainous regions from western No. America to western Asia and have horns that form a lateral spiral — see argali

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  • ovis — ovis; ovis·tic; …   English syllables

  • Ovis — (lat.), Schaf. O. ammon, so v.w. Argali. O. musimon, so v.w. Mouflon …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Ovis — Ovis, das Schaf …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Ovis —   [lateinisch], wissenschaftlicher Name der Schafe …   Universal-Lexikon

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  • Ovis — Ovis …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Ovis —   Ovis …   Wikipedia Español

  • Ovis — Schafe Dickhornschaf (Ovis canadensis) Systematik Überordnung: Laurasiatheria …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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