noun (plural same)
A wild sheep with long legs and relatively small horns, native to central Asia.
- Ovis vignei, family Bovidae.
- 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.
For editors and proofreaders
Definition of urial in:
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.