Definitions for lamblæm

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

lamblæm(n.)

  1. a young sheep.

    Category: Animal Husbandry

  2. the meat of a young sheep.

  3. a person who is gentle or innocent.

  4. a person who is easily outsmarted.

  5. the Lamb, Christ.

  6. (v.i.)to give birth to a lamb.

Origin of lamb:

bef. 900; ME, OE, c. OS, OHG, ON, Go lamb

Lamblæm(n.)

  1. Charles (“Elia”), 1775–1834, English essayist and critic.

    Category: Biography

  2. Willis E(ugene), Jr., born 1913, U.S. physicist: Nobel prize 1955.

    Category: Biography

Princeton's WordNet

  1. lamb(noun)

    young sheep

  2. Lamb, Charles Lamb, Elia(noun)

    English essayist (1775-1834)

  3. lamb(noun)

    a person easily deceived or cheated (especially in financial matters)

  4. lamb, dear(noun)

    a sweet innocent mild-mannered person (especially a child)

  5. lamb(verb)

    the flesh of a young domestic sheep eaten as food

  6. lamb(verb)

    give birth to a lamb

    "the ewe lambed"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. lamb(noun)æm

    a young sheep or the meat from this animal

    roast lamb

Wiktionary

  1. lamb(Noun)

    A young sheep, of up to one year of age.

  2. lamb(Noun)

    The flesh of a lamb used as food.

  3. lamb(Noun)

    A person who is meek, docile and easily led.

  4. lamb(Verb)

    Of a sheep, to give birth.

  5. lamb(Verb)

    To assist (sheep) to give birth.

    The shepherd was up all night, lambing her young ewes.

  6. 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.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Lamb(noun)

    the young of the sheep

  2. Lamb(noun)

    any person who is as innocent or gentle as a lamb

  3. Lamb(noun)

    a simple, unsophisticated person; in the cant of the Stock Exchange, one who ignorantly speculates and is victimized

  4. Lamb(verb)

    to bring forth a lamb or lambs, as sheep

Freebase

  1. Lamb

    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".

British National Corpus

  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'lamb' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4329

  2. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'lamb' in Nouns Frequency: #2204

Anagrams of lamb

  1. blam

  2. balm


Translations for lamb

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

lamb(noun)

a young sheep

The ewe has had three lambs.

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