ewe

Ewe \Ewe\ ([=u]), n. [AS. e['o]wu; akin to D. ooi, OHG. awi, ouwi, Icel. [ae]r, Goth. aw[=e][thorn]i a flock of sheep, awistr a sheepfold, Lith. avis a sheep, L. ovis, Gr. 'o`i:s, Skr. avi. [root]231.] (Zo["o]l.) The female of the sheep, and of sheeplike animals. [1913 Webster]