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marco polo's sheep


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Noun marco polo's sheep has 1 sense
  1. Marco Polo sheep, Marco Polo's sheep, Ovis poli - Asiatic wild sheep with exceptionally large horns; sometimes considered a variety of the argali (or Ovis ammon)
    --1 is a kind of wild sheep
    --1 is a member of Ovis, genus Ovis

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Marco Polo's Sheep


Marco Polo's Sheep, scientifically known as Ovis ammon poli, is a subspecies of argali sheep that is native to the high-altitude regions of Central Asia. These majestic creatures are named after Marco Polo, the renowned Italian explorer, who first encountered them during his travels along the Silk Road. They are characterized by their massive size, impressive spiraled horns, and thick woolly coats.


Sense 1 (Noun):

A type of wild sheep native to Central Asia

Example Sentence:

The Marco Polo's sheep grazed peacefully on the grassy slopes of the Pamir Mountains.

Sense 2 (Noun):

The wool obtained from Marco Polo's sheep

Example Sentence:

The softness and warmth of Marco Polo's sheep wool makes it highly sought after for premium quality clothing and blankets.

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