Definition of urial in English:


Syllabification: ur·i·al
Pronunciation: /ˈo͝orēəl

noun (plural same)

  • A wild sheep with long legs and relatively small horns, native to central Asia.
    • Ovis vignei, family Bovidae
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    • It was expected that competition for food and habitat would result in the urial suffering on both counts.
    • This urial, the most beautiful of the Urial sheep, is represented in a great number in Turkmenistan.
    • The locations of both urial and livestock were plotted on a map of the area.


mid 19th century: from Punjabi ūrīal.

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