Definitions for lamblæm
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word lamb
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a young sheep.
Category: Animal Husbandry
the meat of a young sheep.
a person who is gentle or innocent.
a person who is easily outsmarted.
the Lamb, Christ.
(v.i.)to give birth to a lamb.
Origin of lamb:
bef. 900; ME, OE, c. OS, OHG, ON, Go lamb
Charles (“Elia”), 1775–1834, English essayist and critic.
Willis E(ugene), Jr., born 1913, U.S. physicist: Nobel prize 1955.
Lamb, Charles Lamb, Elia(noun)
English essayist (1775-1834)
a person easily deceived or cheated (especially in financial matters)
a sweet innocent mild-mannered person (especially a child)
the flesh of a young domestic sheep eaten as food
give birth to a lamb
"the ewe lambed"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
a young sheep or the meat from this animal
A young sheep, of up to one year of age.
The flesh of a lamb used as food.
A person who is meek, docile and easily led.
Of a sheep, to give birth.
To assist (sheep) to give birth.
The shepherd was up all night, lambing her young ewes.
Origin: lamb, from lambaz (compare Dutch lam, German Lamm, Swedish lamm), from h₁l̥h₁onbʰos (compare Scottish Gaelic lon ‘elk’, Ancient Greek ‘red deer’), enlargement of . More at elk.
the young of the sheep
any person who is as innocent or gentle as a lamb
a simple, unsophisticated person; in the cant of the Stock Exchange, one who ignorantly speculates and is victimized
to bring forth a lamb or lambs, as sheep
Lamb is an electronic music duo from Manchester, England, whose music is influenced by trip hop and drum and bass. The duo consists of producer Andy Barlow, who also produces under the pseudonym Hipoptimist, and singer-songwriter Lou Rhodes. They achieved commercial success with two hit singles "Górecki" and "Gabriel".
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Rank popularity for the word 'lamb' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4329
Rank popularity for the word 'lamb' in Nouns Frequency: #2204
Translations for lamb
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
a young sheep
The ewe has had three lambs.
- cordeiroPortuguese (BR)
- das LammGerman
- anak dombaIndonesian
- 어린 양Korean
- ėriukas, avinėlis, avytėLithuanian
- anak biri-biriMalay
- 羔羊Chinese (Trad.)
- ягня, баранчикUkrainian
- بھیڑ کا بچہUrdu
- con cừuVietnamese
- 羔羊Chinese (Simp.)
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