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A castrated male sheep or goat.
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(Animals) a male sheep, esp a castrated one
[Old English hwæther; related to Old Frisian hweder, Old High German hwedar, Old Norse hvatharr]
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a castrated male sheep.
[before 900; Middle English, Old English, c. Old Saxon withar, Old High German widar, Old Norse vethr, Gothic withrus]
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|Noun||1.||wether - male sheep especially a castrated one|
sheep - woolly usually horned ruminant mammal related to the goat
bellwether - sheep that leads the herd often wearing a bell
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