Definitions for lammasˈlæm əs
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a former festival in England, held on August 1, in which bread made from the first harvest of corn was blessed.
Origin of Lammas:
bef. 900; ME Lammesse, OE hlāmmæsse, hlāfmæsse. See loaf1, mass2
Lammas, Lammas Day, August 1(noun)
commemorates Saint Peter's miraculous deliverance from prison; a quarter day in Scotland; a harvest festival in England
(England) former festival held on 1st August celebrating the harvest.
1st August, a quarter day
A modern pagan festival celebrated in early August celebrating the start of the grain harvest.
Origin: from Old English hlafmæsse (loaf mass, harvest festival)
the first day of August; -- called also Lammas day, and Lammastide
Translations for lammas
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
a kind of animal related to the goat, whose flesh is used as food and from whose wool clothing is made
a flock of sheep.
- خَروف، شاه، غنَمArabic
- ovelhaPortuguese (BR)
- das SchafGerman
- sau, får; smaleNorwegian
- پسه، ګډ: بې زړه، مړيي، ډارنPashto
- 綿羊Chinese (Trad.)
- баран, вівцяUkrainian
- con cừuVietnamese
- 绵羊Chinese (Simp.)
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