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Texel Line breaks: Texel
Pronunciation: /ˈtɛks(ə)l/

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Definition of Texel in English:


A sheep of a hardy, hornless breed with a heavy fleece, originally developed on the Dutch island of Texel in the province of North Holland.
Example sentences
  • Entries have been particularly strong in the Limousin and Holstein cattle breeds and in the Texel and Suffolk sheep categories.
  • In keeping with tradition, entries in the bigger sheep and cattle breeds, such as the Texel and Holstein Friesian breeds, are up.
  • The winning lamb was a pen of six June-born commercial Texels bred by the Windsors, of Fforest, Whitland, averaging 40 kg and selling at £84 apiece.

Words that rhyme with Texel

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