Definition of aoudad in English:

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aoudad

Pronunciation: /ˈɑːʊdad/

noun

Another term for Barbary sheep.
Example sentences
  • I became interested in exotic animals - things such as orangutans and Barbary sheep, or aoudads.
  • They also enjoyed the scimitar-horned oryx, axis deer, fallow deer, sika deer, blackbuck antelope, eland, Corsican rams and their various cousins, aoudad, impala, bison and many more species calling the Rio Bonito home.
  • Hunting for meat and hides has severely decreased the natural populations of aoudads in the Sahara.

Origin

Early 19th century: from French, from Berber udād.

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