Definition of maa in English:


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Pronunciation: /mɑː


(maas, maaing, maaed) [no object]
  • (Of a sheep, lamb, or goat) bleat.
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    • Sheep made their way into the barn, goats maaed to one another.
    • These sweet little guys "maaed" and wrestled and jumped around to get our attention and food.
    • She maaed so loud I could hear her in the house with the door closed.


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  • The cry of a sheep, lamb, or goat.
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    • They barely even let out a maa.
    • When he was feeding the sheep, Dad heard this little maa.
    • Immediately we crested the hill we were greeted with maas of delight.


early 18th century: imitative; compare with baa.

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