English version

ewe

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Animals
eweewe /juː/ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 HBAa female sheep → ram
Examples from the Corpus
ewe• And who can blame them if, after all, the right to keep 1,000 ewes is worth in excess of £40,000.• Infective larvae which have developed from eggs deposited by ewes in the spring are ingested by ewes and lambs in early summer.• The field was empty except for a few ewes with young lambs.• So the simple precaution of avoiding housing cattle alongside lambing ewes could be well worthwhile this spring.• One group of ewes simply provides oocytes, which, when enucleated, become the receiving cytoplasts.• He's helping to drive in the ewes for a mass ante natal clinic.
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