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ewe

a female sheep
Not to be confused with:
yew – an evergreen tree having needlelike or scalelike foliage
you – the pronoun of the second-person singular or plural: You may come with me. This is for you.
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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.]
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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
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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.
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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
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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
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ewe

[ˈjuː] nbrebis f
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ewe

nMutterschaf nt
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ewe

[juː] npecora
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ewe

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