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sheepnoun [C]

uk   /ʃiːp/  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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(Definition of sheep from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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sheepnoun [C]

 us   /ʃip/ (plural sheep)
a farm animal with thick curly hair that eats grass and is kept for its wool, skin, and meat
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Translations of “sheep”
in Korean 양…
in Arabic خَروف…
in Malaysian biri-biri…
in French mouton…
in Russian овца…
in Chinese (Traditional) 羊,綿羊…
in Italian pecora…
in Turkish koyun…
in Polish owca…
in Spanish oveja…
in Vietnamese con cừu…
in Portuguese ovelha…
in Thai แกะ…
in German das Schaf…
in Catalan ovella…
in Japanese ヒツジ…
in Chinese (Simplified) 羊,绵羊…
in Indonesian domba…
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