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ewe (n.)

Old English eowu "female sheep," fem. of eow "sheep," from Proto-Germanic *awi, genitive *awjoz (source also of Old Saxon ewi, Old Frisian ei, Middle Dutch ooge, Dutch ooi, Old High German ouwi "sheep," Gothic aweþi "flock of sheep"), from PIE *owi- "sheep" (source also of Sanskrit avih, Greek ois, Latin ovis, Lithuanian avis "sheep," Old Church Slavonic ovica "ewe," Old Irish oi "sheep," Welsh ewig "hind").

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Definitions of ewe from WordNet
1
ewe (n.)
female sheep;
2
Ewe (n.)
a member of a people living in southern Benin and Togo and southeastern Ghana;
Ewe (n.)
a Kwa language spoken by the Ewe in Ghana and Togo and Benin;
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