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English noun: lamb

1. lamb (animal) young sheep


Broader (hypernym)young mammal


Narrower (hyponym)baa-lamb, hog, hogg, hogget, lambkin, Persian lamb, teg


Member meronymgenus Ovis, Ovis

2. Lamb (person) English essayist (1775-1834)


SynonymsCharles Lamb, Elia


Instance hypernymessayist, litterateur

3. lamb (person) a person easily deceived or cheated (especially in financial matters)


Broader (hypernym)dupe, victim

4. lamb (person) a sweet innocent mild-mannered person (especially a child)


Synonymsdear


Broader (hypernym)inexperienced person, innocent

5. lamb (food) the flesh of a young domestic sheep eaten as food


Broader (hypernym)meat


Part holonymcut of lamb, loin of lamb


Part meronymdomestic sheep, Ovis aries


English verb: lamb

1. lamb (body) give birth to a lamb


SamplesThe ewe lambed.


Pattern of useSomething ----s


Broader (hypernym)bear, birth, deliver, give birth, have









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