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English definition of “sheep”

sheep

noun [C]     /ʃiːp/ (plural sheep)
A1 a farm animal with thick wool that eats grass and is kept for its wool, skin, and meat: The farmer has several large flocks (= groups) of long-haired sheep. We heard sheep bleating/baaing in the field. → See also ewe, lamb noun, mutton, ram nounSheep and goats
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