Translation of lamb in Spanish:

lamb

cordero, n.

Pronunciation /læm//lam/

noun

  • 1

    (young sheep)
    cordero masculine
    (over one year old) borrego masculine
    he just stood there like a lamb se quedó allí como atontado
    • she took it like a lamb se lo tomó muy mansamente
    • They frequently kill chickens, ducks, and even lambs and piglets.
    • I have friends and acquaintances who are farmers and crofters, many of whom, in upland areas, depend on sheep and lambs for their livelihood.
    • They are often seen soaring in search of carrion, but their diet also includes young goats and lambs.
    • A farmer has lost all his sheep, 300 lambs among them, shot by young men from Her Majesty's Armed Forces, whose sergeant had been reduced to hidden tears.
    • The newborn lambs are brought into the house when it's cold and fed by hand.
    • Rumen's only source of income is from selling lambs and sheep.
    • The result is a nicely marked speckled faced ewe lamb with good confirmation and vigor.
    • We are told that dogs are presently loose in the fields at night, and are a danger to the sheep and their young lambs.
    • The buoyant trade also led to more ewe lambs being slaughtered rather than being retained for breeding.
    • A total of 9,000 sheep and lambs were slaughtered.
    • - People have made complaints on the program's website that heavily pregnant ewes and newborn lambs were mustered.
    • Certainly, opening the American border to sheep and lambs should not be near as difficult as opening it to cattle, since, I repeat, sheep do not get BSE.
    • More than 90% of the sheep were marked as lambs, and all rams were individually identifiable.
    • Today, Merino wool is taken from sheep and lambs in Australia and New Zealand as well.
    • In fact the realisation of how important copper is for development was discovered in copper deficient areas of Australia where sheep or lambs started to develop an ataxia.
    • A baby lamb born weighing less than a bag of sugar has defied all the odds.
    • However, in some cases heavy losses occurred among recently shorn sheep and newly born lambs.
    • For the children a special attraction is the petting zoo allowing them to see and touch foals, piglets, lambs and chicks.
    • Have members ever seen a lamb or sheep die from flyblow?
    • Sheep and lambs usually spend most of their lives outdoors, and generally get to eat a relatively natural and unadulterated diet.
  • 2

    Cooking
    cordero masculine
    • You need best end of neck lamb chops but don't over-trim them; leave a little fat on for flavour.
    • The roast lamb was a scrumptious mound of tender, smokey meat.
    • I personally like the lamb cutlets, although they can be a little tough.
    • I dip a sprig of rosemary into the oil and place it over each lamb chop.
    • Use enough stock to just barely cover the lamb shanks.
    • William barks for them to shut up as he bites into a lamb shank.
    • Bertie had to admit the lamb stew was the best he ever tasted.
    • Sunday roasts - lamb, beef and pork - were available, as was half a roast chicken.
    • They're typically stuffed with a rice and meat mixture, but with lamb chops as the centerpiece, do I really want to do meat in the stuffing?
    • This light, slightly racy red wine would match well with grilled meats, salmon, lamb or pork.
    • Grilled steak, pork roast, sautéed lamb chops, or roast chicken would make a perfect pairing.
    • Mr. Deacon said spring lamb prices will be set by the strong domestic market demand and scarce supplies.
    • I recommend a light, acidic Beaujolais Villages as your wine partner to a lamb curry.
    • Sundays would be the day that I properly cook something traditional like roast lamb.
    • Yes, pork fat is higher in unsaturated fatty acids than beef, veal, or lamb fat.
    • Main courses included roast beef, lamb and pork from the carvery, steak and kidney pie, poached chicken with mushroom and asparagus sauce and vegetable lasagne.
    • We'll cook roast lamb and potatoes and indulgent desserts and scoff the whole thing ourselves.
    • Season the lamb with salt and pepper and add to the pan.
    • I was preparing lamb chops, according to a recipe from Jamie's Dinners.
    • Forty per cent of Irish spring lamb, she says, is sold on the home market.
  • 3

    (as term of endearment)
    be a lamb and … sé bueno y …
    • the poor lamb's exhausted el pobrecito está rendido

intransitive verb

  • 1

    (ewe) parir
    • On Friday night last a sheep lambed and as he watched the little lambs struggle to find their footing under the careful supervision of their mother he thought how oblivious they were to the turbulent world they had just entered.
    • The Department of Agriculture has requested well known animal nutritionist Dr John Milton to prepare an overview of strategies to feed pregnant and lambing ewes.
    • Tim Bennett, deputy president of the National Farmers' Union was in high level talks at MAFF yesterday to ask for restrictions on lambing ewes to be lifted.
    • With ewes lambing now, lambs for slaughter are in short supply.
    • The sheep are lambing at the moment and if you start moving them or stressing them out they abort and you have no lambs to show for it.
    • Instead, farmers are leaving a cluster of tussock in their paddocks, because they have found that ewes like to tuck under those tussocks at the time they are lambing.
    • Ewes due to lamb, cows due to calve, ran terrified through fences.
    • The lambs were nice and fat; Wehausen predicted that the female would be lambing by the next year.
    • I should during the winter keep about 70 half bred ewes and after they have lambed in spring sell about 20, keeping the other 50 and feed the lambs to sell, getting the ewes fat after having sold the lambs, to sell also.
    • The RSPCA was the first agency to begin making a real difference to animal welfare problems when it became clear that thousands of ewes were lambing in appalling conditions, because of movement restrictions.
    • If the first few ewes lamb with poor milk supply - seek help and take action.
    • Ewes that avoided the winter range, Wehausen found, lambed a month later than those that did not, and the snows and freezing temperatures took a heavy toll on lambs forced to overwinter on the mountaintops.
    • I'd have to sell the sheep which would be very stressful for them because they are lambing.
    • They took five of the ewes, and the others that hadn't lambed yet slipped their lambs from fright.