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A lamb is a young sheep.
The meat of a young sheep is called lamb. When it is used with this meaning, lamb is an uncountable noun.
The meat of an adult sheep is called mutton, but this meat is less common in Britain and America than lamb. Don't use 'sheep' to refer to the meat of a sheep.
Past participle: lambed
|Noun||1.||lamb - young sheep |
young mammal - any immature mammal
lambkin - a very young lamb
baa-lamb - child's word for a sheep or lamb
teg - two-year-old sheep
Persian lamb - a karakul lamb
|2.||Lamb - English essayist (1775-1834)|
|3.||lamb - a person easily deceived or cheated (especially in financial matters)|
|4.||lamb - a sweet innocent mild-mannered person (especially a child)|
|5.||lamb - the flesh of a young domestic sheep eaten as food|
meat - the flesh of animals (including fishes and birds and snails) used as food
cut of lamb - cut of meat from a lamb
loin of lamb - meat from a loin of lamb
|Verb||1.||lamb - give birth to a lamb; "the ewe lambed"|
the Lamb of God → el Cordero de Dios
my poor lamb! → ¡pobrecito!
he surrendered like a lamb → no ofreció la menor resistencia
he took it like a lamb → ni siquiera rechistó
to go like a lamb to the slaughter → ir como borrego al matadero