Male+sheep

  • 1 sheep — [ ʃip ] (plural sheep) noun count ** 1. ) an animal kept by farmers for its wool or meat. The male sheep is called a ram and the female is a ewe. A young sheep is called a lamb. Meat from a young sheep is called lamb and from an older sheep is… …

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  • 2 Sheep — For other uses, see Sheep (disambiguation). Domestic sheep A research flo …

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  • 3 Male and female — ◊ pronouns and determiners The fact that you are referring to a male person or a female person makes a difference grammatically only when you are using personal pronouns, reflexive pronouns, possessive pronouns, or possessive determiners. She sat …

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  • 4 male and female — ◊ pronouns and determiners The fact that you are referring to a male person or a female person makes a difference grammatically only when you are using personal pronouns, reflexive pronouns, possessive pronouns, or possessive determiners. She sat …

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  • 5 sheep — n. 1) to raise, rear (BE) sheep 2) to shear sheep 3) sheep baa, bleat, go baa 4) a flock, herd of sheep 5) the meat of the sheep is mutton 6) a young sheep is a lamb; its meat is lamb 7) a female sheep is a ewe 8) a male sheep is a ram 9) (misc.) …

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  • 6 sheep — sheepless, adj. sheeplike, adj. /sheep/, n., pl. sheep. 1. any of numerous ruminant mammals of the genus Ovis, of the family Bovidae, closely related to the goats, esp. O. aries, bred in a number of domesticated varieties. 2. leather made from… …

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  • 7 sheep */*/*/ — UK [ʃiːp] / US [ʃɪp] noun [countable] Word forms sheep : singular sheep plural sheep 1) an animal kept by farmers for its wool or meat. The male sheep is called a ram and the female is a ewe. A young sheep is called a lamb. Meat from a young… …

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  • 8 SHEEP — In the Bible the term ẓon indicates both sheep and goats (Lev. 1:10; 3:6; et al.); only once does it refer to sheep alone, as distinct from izzim ( goats ; I Sam. 25:2). In the Mishnah both are referred to as behemah dakkah ( small cattle ). The… …

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  • 9 Sheep husbandry — Australian Merino Sheep Sheep husbandry is a subcategory of animal husbandry specifically dealing with the raising and breeding of domestic sheep. Sheep farming is primarily based on raising lambs for meat, or raising sheep for wool. Sheep may… …

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  • 10 Sheep-goat hybrid — A sheep–goat hybrid is the hybrid offspring of a sheep and a goat. Although sheep and goats seem similar and can be mated together, they belong to different genera. Goats belong to the genus Capra and have 60 chromosomes, while sheep belong to… …

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  • 11 sheep — noun (plural sheep) Usage: often attributive Etymology: Middle English, from Old English scēap; akin to Old High German scāf sheep Date: before 12th century 1. any of various hollow horned typically gregarious ruminant mammals (genus Ovis)… …

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  • 12 sheep buck —    obsolete American    a ram    Another example of 19th century prudery about farm animals. Although a buck is a correct usage for the male of several quadrupeds, it is not of the genus ovis aries. See big animal for similar pruderies …

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  • 13 Glossary of sheep husbandry — The raising of domestic sheep has existed in nearly every inhabited part of the globe, and the variations in cultures and languages which have kept sheep has produced a vast lexicon of unique terminology used to describe sheep husbandry. A few of …

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  • 14 Domestic sheep — taxobox name = Domestic sheep status = DOM image width = 250px image caption = A research flock at U.S. Sheep Experiment Station near Dubois, Idaho regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Mammalia ordo = Artiodactyla familia = Bovidae… …

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  • 15 The Sheep-Pig — is a novel by Dick King Smith. It was first published in 1983, retitled Babe The Gallant Pig in the U.S., and adapted for the screen as the 1995 film Babe . The book is set in rural England, where Dick King Smith spent twenty years as a farmer.… …

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  • 16 Shrek (sheep) — Shrek is a Merino wether (castrated male sheep) in New Zealand, who gained international fame in 2004 after he avoided being caught and shorn for six years. Merinos are normally shorn annually, but Shrek apparently hid in caves, avoiding muster.… …

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  • 17 Bighorn sheep — For other uses, see Big Horn (disambiguation). Bighorn sheep Male (ram) …

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  • 18 Bighorn Sheep — Taxobox name = Bighorn Sheep status = LR/cd | status system = IUCN2.3 trend = unknown image width = 250px regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Mammalia ordo = Artiodactyla familia = Bovidae subfamilia = Caprinae genus = Ovis species = O …

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  • 19 Marco Polo sheep — Engraving of a Marco Polo sheep, c. 1883 Conse …

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  • 20 Domestic sheep reproduction — A cross bred ewe suckles her lamb, which was the first of the 2008 spring lambing at a farm in Coventry, England As with other mammals, domestic sheep reproduction occurs sexually. Their reproductive strategy is very similar to other domestic… …

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