bighorn

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English[edit]

A bighorn (Ovis canadensis)

Etymology[edit]

big +‎ horn

Noun[edit]

bighorn (plural bighorns)

  1. Certain North American species of sheep
    Synonym: bighorn sheep
    1. especially, Ovis canadensis, having large, curving horns.
    2. (Can we verify(+) this sense?) Ovis dalli, having thinner horns than O. canadensis.
      Synonyms: thinhorn sheep, thinhorn, Dall sheep

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