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sheep

noun [C] uk   us   /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.
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in Arabic خَروف…
in Korean 양…
in Malaysian biri-biri…
in French mouton…
in Turkish koyun…
in Italian pecora…
in Chinese (Traditional) 羊,綿羊…
in Russian овца…
in Polish owca…
in Vietnamese con cừu…
in Spanish oveja…
in Portuguese ovelha…
in Thai แกะ…
in German das Schaf…
in Catalan ovella…
in Japanese ヒツジ…
in Indonesian domba…
in Chinese (Simplified) 羊,绵羊…
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