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baa

[ ba, bah ]
/ bæ, bɑ /
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verb (used without object), baaed, baa·ing.
to make the sound of a sheep; bleat.
noun
the bleating cry of a sheep.
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Origin of baa

First recorded in 1580–90; imitative

Other definitions for baa (2 of 2)

B.A.A.

abbreviation
Bachelor of Applied Arts.
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British Dictionary definitions for baa (1 of 2)

baa
/ (bɑː) /

verb baas, baaing or baaed
(intr) to make the cry of a sheep; bleat
noun
the cry made by sheep

British Dictionary definitions for baa (2 of 2)

BAA

noun
the main airports operator in the United Kingdom; until privatization in 1987, an abbreviation for British Airports Authority
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