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baa

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Pronunciation: /bɑː
 
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Definition of baa in English:

verb (baas, baaing, baaed)

[no object]
(Of a sheep or lamb) bleat.
Example sentences
  • We knew they had brought sheep with them, for they could be heard, baaing and jingling their bells, tho’ see them we could not.
  • Cattle and sheep started to roam languidly towards the hill slopes where they grazed, mooing and baaing.
  • Meanwhile, they were peering through the fence, baaing.

noun

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The cry of a sheep or lamb: loud baas fill the air in the springtime
More example sentences
  • Koopa arrives with the letter, but hears moans and baas from the shed.
  • Not doing much to dispel their clown reputation, this tune includes a bird tweeting and a sheep's baa!
  • Aside from the occasional lazy baa of an unseen sheep, you could be the only person on earth.

Origin

early 16th century: imitative.

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