Definition of 'sheep'
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When does meat from a sheep become mutton? Times, Sunday Times (2009)Many people see sheep in the fields as fluffy blobs and give them no more thought. The Sun (2011)There are many sheep farmers here but not a single driving instructor. Times, Sunday Times (2015)If they could only get their teeth on one of those sheep. Christianity Today (2000)Run a couple of sheep or another animal? Times, Sunday Times (2006) Wool from the sheep raised around here on the farms. A Plague of Angels (1993)This site was overgrown but is now being restored by cattle and sheep grazing. A Guide to Britain's Conservation Heritage (1991)Now scrub is being cleared and sheep grazing has been introduced. A Guide to Britain's Conservation Heritage (1991)They have also found the bones of sheep and cattle that would have been used to feed the crew. Times, Sunday Times (2013)There are no laws of nature which say that only sheep can produce wool or that only bees can harvest honey. Infinite in All Directions (1989)My favourite animals are the sheep. The Sun (2009)About 40 per cent of samples taken on infected sheep farms were clear of the disease. Times, Sunday Times (2006)They'll put their heart and soul into breeding rare cattle or sheep or organic farming. Times, Sunday Times (2006)In extreme conditions, livestock farmers who farm their sheep out are at the mercy of the elements. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Not so good: sources sheep meat and wild boar from Italy. Times, Sunday Times (2012)
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Translations for 'sheep'
British English: sheep /ʃiːp/ NOUN
A sheep is a farm animal with a thick woolly coat.
- American English: sheep
- Arabic: خَرُوف
- Brazilian Portuguese: carneiro
- Chinese: 羊
- Croatian: ovca
- Czech: ovce
- Danish: får
- Dutch: schaap
- European Spanish: oveja
- Finnish: lammas
- French: mouton animal
- German: Schaf
- Greek: πρόβατο
- Italian: pecora
- Japanese: 羊
- Korean: 양
- Norwegian: sau
- Polish: owca
- European Portuguese: carneiro
- Romanian: oaie
- Russian: овца
- Spanish: oveja
- Swedish: får
- Thai: แกะ
- Turkish: koyun
- Ukrainian: вівця
- Vietnamese: con cừu
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