Definition of Lamb

1. Noun. Young sheep.

Generic synonyms: Young Mammal
Group relationships: Genus Ovis, Ovis
Specialized synonyms: Lambkin, Baa-lamb, Hog, Hogg, Hogget, Teg, Persian Lamb

2. Verb. Give birth to a lamb. "The ewe lambed"
Generic synonyms: Bear, Birth, Deliver, Give Birth, Have

3. Noun. English essayist (1775-1834).
Exact synonyms: Charles Lamb, Elia
Generic synonyms: Essayist, Litterateur

4. Noun. A person easily deceived or cheated (especially in financial matters).
Generic synonyms: Dupe, Victim

5. Noun. A sweet innocent mild-mannered person (especially a child).
Exact synonyms: Dear
Generic synonyms: Inexperienced Person, Innocent

6. Noun. The flesh of a young domestic sheep eaten as food.
Group relationships: Domestic Sheep, Ovis Aries
Generic synonyms: Meat
Terms within: Cut Of Lamb, Loin Of Lamb

Definition of Lamb

1. n. The young of the sheep.

2. v. i. To bring forth a lamb or lambs, as sheep.

Definition of Lamb

1. Proper noun. (surname from=Middle English) ¹

2. Noun. A young sheep, of up to one year of age. ¹

3. Noun. The flesh of a lamb used as food. ¹

4. Noun. (figuratively) A person who is meek, docile and easily led. ¹

5. Verb. (intransitive) Of a sheep, to give birth. ¹

6. Verb. (transitive or intransitive) To assist (sheep) to give birth. ¹

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Definition of Lamb

1. to give birth to a lamb (a young sheep) [v -ED, -ING, -S]

Medical Definition of Lamb

1. 1. The young of the sheep. 2. Any person who is as innocent or gentle as a lamb. 3. A simple, unsophisticated person; in the cant of the Stock Exchange, one who ignorantly speculates and is victimized. Lamb of God, The Lamb, the Jesus Christ, in allusion to the paschal lamb. "The twelve apostles of the Lamb." (Rev. Xxi. 14) "Behold the Lamb of God, which taketh away the sin of the world." (John i. Lamb's lettuce, an annual plant with small obovate leaves (Valerianella olitoria), often used as a salad; corn salad. Origin: AS. Lamb; akin to D. & Dan. Lam, G. & Sw. Lamm, OS, Goth, & Icel. Lamb. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Lamb

lamarckian theory
lamb (current term)
lamb's bread
lamb's lettuce
lamb chop
lamb curry
lamb dysentery
lamb roast
lamb succory

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