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sheepnoun [C]

uk   us   /ʃiːp/ (plural sheep)
A1 a ​farmanimal with ​thickwool that ​eatsgrass and is ​kept for ​itswool, ​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 ​farmanimal with ​thickcurlyhair that ​eatsgrass and is ​kept for ​itswool, ​skin, and ​meat
(Definition of sheep from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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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