Meaning of “lamb” in the English Dictionary

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"lamb" in British English

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lambnoun [ C or U ]

uk /læm/ us /læm/

B1 a young sheep, or the flesh of a young sheep eaten as meat:

lambs gambolling about in the fields
lamb chops
roast lamb
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  • I've bought a shoulder of lamb for Sunday lunch.
  • She bought a side of lamb from the butcher's shop.
  • Roast the lamb on a spit.
  • We saw a lamb being born.
  • I cooked a lamb casserole.

lambverb [ I ]

uk /læm/ us /læm/

(Definition of “lamb” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"lamb" in American English

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lambnoun [ C/U ]

us /læm/

a young sheep, or the flesh of a young sheep eaten as meat

(Definition of “lamb” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)