Definitions for lamblæm
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
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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