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wether

[ weth-er ]
/ ˈwɛð ər /
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noun
a castrated male sheep.
Also called wether wool . wool from previously shorn sheep.
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Origin of wether

before 900; Middle English, Old English; cognate with Old Saxon withar,Old High German widar,Old Norse vethr,Gothic withrus
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wether
/ (ˈwɛðə) /

noun
a male sheep, esp a castrated one

Word Origin for wether

Old English hwæther; related to Old Frisian hweder, Old High German hwedar, Old Norse hvatharr
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