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Léxico relacionado con los animales de granja

Spanish Vocabulary Builder 6/21/2008
Word: Oveja
(o-VE-ja), sustantivo femenino.
English: sheep
Etymology: Del latí ovicula
Meaning: Hembra del carnero.
Topic:Léxico relacionado con los animales de granja

Las ovejas de lana tipo mutón producen una lana de longitud media o larga y constituyen el 15% de la población mundial ovina. Entre las razas de este tipo están las de Suffolk, Hampshire, Shrospshire, Oxford, Lincoln o Costwold.