Sheep vs Lambkin - What's the difference?

sheep | lambkin |


As nouns the difference between sheep and lambkin

is that sheep is a woolly ruminant of the genus ovis while lambkin is a young lamb, a very young sheep.

sheep

English

Noun

(sheep)
  • A woolly ruminant of the genus Ovis .
  • A timid, shy person who is easily led by others.
  • (chiefly, humorous)
  • Synonyms

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    Derived terms

    * black sheep * sheepdog * sheepfold * sheepish * sheeple * sheepskin * shoop (chiefly-humorous back-formation)

    Descendants

    * Abenaki: (l)

    See also

    * * Aries * ewe * lamb * mutton * ovine * ram * teg * tup * wether

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    lambkin

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A young lamb, a very young sheep.
  • A term of endearment.
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