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E·we

 (ā′wā′, ā′vā′)
n. pl. Ewe or E·wes
1. A member of a people inhabiting southeast Ghana, southern Togo, and southern Benin.
2. The Gbe language of the Ewe people.

ewe

 (yo͞o)
n.
A female sheep, especially when full grown.

[Middle English, from Old English ēwe, ēowu; see owi- in Indo-European roots.]

ewe

(juː)
n
(Animals)
a. a female sheep
b. (as modifier): a ewe lamb.
[Old English ēowu; related to Old Norse ǣr ewe, Old High German ou, Latin ovis sheep, Sanskrit avi]

Ewe

(ˈɛwɛ)
npl Ewe or Ewes
1. (Peoples) a member of a Negroid people of W Africa living chiefly in the forests of E Ghana, Togo, and Benin
2. (Languages) the language of this people, belonging to the Kwa branch of the Niger-Congo family

ewe

(yu; Dial. yoʊ)

n.
a female sheep, esp. when fully mature.
[before 1000; Middle English; Old English ēowu, ēwe; c. Old High German ou, ouwi, Latin ovis, Greek óïs, oîs]

E•we

(ˈeɪ veɪ, ˈeɪ weɪ)

n., pl. -wes, (esp. collectively) -we.
1.
a. a member of an African people of S Togo and SE Ghana.
b. the Kwa language of this people.
2.
a. a member of any of a group of African peoples, including the Ewe and the Fon.
b. the Kwa languages of these peoples.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Ewe - a member of a people living in southern Benin and Togo and southeastern Ghana
Benin, Dahomey, Republic of Benin - a country on western coast of Africa; formerly under French control
Togo, Togolese Republic - a republic on the western coast of Africa on the Gulf of Guinea; formerly under French control
Ghana, Gold Coast, Republic of Ghana - a republic in West Africa on the Gulf of Guinea; "Ghana was colonized as the Gold Coast by the British"
African - a native or inhabitant of Africa
2.Ewe - a Kwa language spoken by the Ewe in Ghana and Togo and Benin
Kwa - a group of African language in the Niger-Congo group spoken from the Ivory Coast east to Nigeria
3.ewe - female sheepewe - female sheep        
udder, bag - mammary gland of bovids (cows and sheep and goats)
sheep - woolly usually horned ruminant mammal related to the goat
Translations
شاةنَعْجَه، شاةٌ
ovce
får
ŝafino
uuhi
brebiséwé
ovca
anyajuh
ær
雌羊
암양
avis
aita
ooiEwe
ovelhajeje
ovca
tackaewe
แกะตัวเมียที่โตเต็มที่
cừu cái

ewe

[juː] Noveja f

ewe

[ˈjuː] nbrebis f

ewe

nMutterschaf nt

ewe

[juː] npecora

ewe

(juː) noun
a female sheep. The ewe had two lambs.

ewe

شاة ovce får Mutterschaf προβατίνα oveja, oveja hembra uuhi brebis ovca pecora 雌羊 암양 ooi søye strach ovelha овца tacka แกะตัวเมียที่โตเต็มที่ koyun cừu cái 母羊
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To maintain condition, a 70kg dry ewe requires around 11 MJ of ME per day.
Less productive stock such as dry ewes and dry suckler cows don't need high levels of energy.