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lamb

 (lăm)
n.
1.
a. A young sheep, especially one that is not yet weaned.
b. The flesh of a young sheep used as meat.
c. Lambskin.
2. A sweet, mild-mannered person; a dear.
3. One who can be duped or cheated especially in financial matters.
4. Lamb Christianity Jesus.
intr.v. lambed, lamb·ing, lambs
To give birth to a young sheep.

[Middle English, from Old English.]
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lambing

(ˈlæmɪŋ)
n
1. (Agriculture)
a. the birth of lambs
b. (as modifier): lambing time.
2. (Agriculture) the shepherd's work of tending the ewes and newborn lambs at this time
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Translations

lambing

[ˈlæmɪŋ] Nparición f de las ovejas, época f del parto de las ovejas
lambing time; the lambing seasonla parición de las ovejas, la época del parto de las ovejas
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lambing

[ˈlæmɪŋ] nagnelage m
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lambing

[ˈlæmɪŋ] nagnellatura
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