Synonyms

1. sheep-tick

noun. wingless fly that is an external parasite on sheep and cattle.

Synonyms

  • hippoboscid
  • sheep tick
  • louse fly
  • sheep ked
  • Melophagus
  • genus Melophagus

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Words that Rhyme with Bighorn Sheep

  • oversleep
  • mcsleep
  • anandeep
  • streep
  • phillipe
  • felipe
  • bopeep
  • asleep
  • sweep
  • steep
  • sleep
  • schliep
  • griep
  • creep
  • bleep
  • weep
  • veep
  • tepe
  • sepe
  • seipp
  • seip
  • seep
  • riepe
  • reep
  • reap
  • peep
  • lepe
  • leep
  • leap
  • kniep

Example sentences of the word bighorn-sheep


1. Noun Phrase
Be on the lookout for bighorn sheep, mountain goats or black bears.

2. Noun Phrase
Visitors can see grazing bighorn sheep, mountain goats and mule deer.

3. Noun Phrase
Pronghorn, mule deer, bighorn sheep, mountain goats and moose complete the hoofed-mammal roster.

4. Noun Phrase
Desert bighorn sheep live in the Mojave, Chihuahuan and Sonoran deserts.

2. sheep-tick

noun. parasitic on sheep and cattle as well as humans; can transmit looping ill in sheep (acute viral disease of the nervous system); a vector for Lyme disease spirochete.

Synonyms

  • ixodid
  • Ixodes ricinus
  • sheep tick
  • Ixodes
  • genus Ixodes

3. bighorn

noun. ['ˈbɪgˌhɔrn'] wild sheep of mountainous regions of western North America having massive curled horns.

Synonyms

  • genus Ovis
  • mountain sheep
  • Rocky Mountain sheep
  • Rocky Mountain bighorn
  • Ovis
  • cimarron
  • Ovis canadensis

4. Bighorn

noun. a river that flows from central Wyoming to the Yellowstone River in southern Montana.

Synonyms

  • Montana
  • Bighorn River
  • WY
  • Wyoming
  • Equality State
  • MT

5. sheep

noun. ['ˈʃiːp'] woolly usually horned ruminant mammal related to the goat.

Synonyms

  • tup
  • fold
  • genus Ovis
  • ewe
  • herd
  • withers
  • bovid
  • Ovis
  • wether
  • Ovis aries
  • ram
  • flock
  • domestic sheep
  • black sheep

Antonyms

  • unfold
  • stay
  • open
  • disintegrate

Etymology

  • sceap (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. sheep

noun. ['ˈʃiːp'] a timid defenseless simpleton who is readily preyed upon.

Synonyms

  • simple

Antonyms

  • rough
  • complex

Etymology

  • sceap (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. sheep

noun. ['ˈʃiːp'] a docile and vulnerable person who would rather follow than make an independent decision.

Antonyms

  • stay in place

Etymology

  • sceap (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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