EWE

ewe

(noun) female sheep

Ewe

(noun) a Kwa language spoken by the Ewe in Ghana and Togo and Benin

Ewe

(noun) a member of a people living in southern Benin and Togo and southeastern Ghana

Source: WordNet® 3.1


Etymology

Noun

Ewe pl (plural only)

An ethnic group who inhabit southeastern Ghana, Togo, and Benin.

Proper noun

Ewe

The Niger-Congo language, belonging to the Gbe family, spoken by these people.

Adjective

Ewe (not comparable)

Of or pertaining to the Ewe people or language.

Anagrams

• eew, wee

Etymology

Noun

ewe (plural ewes)

A female sheep, as opposed to a ram.

Antonym: ram

Synonyms

• yowe, yoe, yow (archaic)

Anagrams

• eew, wee

Source: Wiktionary


Ewe, n. Etym: [AS. eówu; akin to D. ooi, OHG. awi, ouwi, Icel. ær, Goth. awe\'edi a flock of sheep, awistr a sheepfold, Lith. avis a sheep, L. ovis, Gr. avi. *231.] (Zoöl.)

Definition: The female of the sheep, and of sheeplike animals.

Source: Webster’s Unabridged Dictionary 1913 Edition



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