Definition of ram noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ræm//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ræm//
    Farm animals, Domesticated mammals
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  1. 1a male sheep compare ewe See related entries: Farm animals, Domesticated mammals
  2. 2a part in a machine that is used for hitting something very hard or for lifting or moving things hydraulic rams see also battering ram
  3. Word OriginOld English ram(m), of Germanic origin; related to Dutch ram.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: ram