Definition of Rambouillet in English:


Line breaks: Ram|bouil¦let
Pronunciation: /ˈrambəleɪ
, ˈrɒmbuːjeɪ/

noun (plural pronunc. same)

  • A sheep of a hardy breed developed from the Spanish merino but bred elsewhere for its meat and its heavy fleece of fine wool.


early 19th century: from Rambouillet, a town in northern France, the site of a sheep farm founded by Louis XVI.

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