As nouns the difference between lamb and lambkin
is that lamb
is a young sheep while lambkin
is a young lamb, a very young sheep.
As a verb lamb
is of a sheep, to give birth.
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
A young sheep.
The flesh of a lamb or sheep used as food.
(figuratively) A person who is meek, docile and easily led.
A simple, unsophisticated person.
(finance, slang) One who ignorantly speculates on the stock exchange and is victimized.
* lamb to the slaughter/like a lamb to the slaughter/come like a lamb to the slaughter
* lamb's lettuce
* lamb's tongue
Of a sheep, to give birth.
(transitive, or, intransitive) To assist (sheep) to give birth.
- The shepherd was up all night, lambing her young ewes.
A young lamb, a very young sheep.
A term of endearment.