Associations to the word «Sheep»


SHEEP, noun. A woolly ruminant of the genus Ovis.
SHEEP, noun. A timid, shy person who is easily led by others.
SHEEP, noun. Plural of shoop
SHEEP LAUREL, noun. Kalmia angustifolia, a shrub in the family Ericaceae, with pink flowers.
SHEEP LIVER FLUKE, noun. A parasitic flatworm, Fasciola hepatica, of the class Trematoda, that infects the livers of various mammals, including humans.
SHEEP LOUSE, noun. Parasitic insect on sheep.
SHEEP POLYPORE, noun. An edible mushroom (Albatrellus ovinus)
SHEEP SHAGGER, noun. Alternative spelling of sheepshagger
SHEEP SHAGGERS, noun. Plural of sheep shagger
SHEEP SORREL, noun. Rumex acetosella, a species of sorrel.

Dictionary definition

SHEEP, noun. Woolly usually horned ruminant mammal related to the goat.
SHEEP, noun. A timid defenseless simpleton who is readily preyed upon.
SHEEP, noun. A docile and vulnerable person who would rather follow than make an independent decision; "his students followed him like sheep".

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