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lamb

lamb

 
pronunciation:
laem
parts of speech:
noun, intransitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a young sheep, esp. one not weaned.
The ewe bore two lambs.
 
definition 2: the meat of a young sheep eaten as food.
They're having lamb for Sunday dinner.She eats beef but not lamb.
definition 3: a person resembling a young sheep in some quality such as gentleness or innocence, as in financial dealings.
similar words:
naif
definition 4: (cap.) Jesus Christ.
the Lamb of God
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: lambed, lambing, lambs
definition: to give birth to a lamb.
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