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Acronym for lentigines, atrial myxoma, mucocutaneous myxomas, and blue nevi. See: LAMB syndrome.


young sheep still with its dam or up to 5 months of age. Qualified as ram or ewe lamb. In commercial usage may include much older animals, e.g in Europe.

lamb bed
bummer lamb
an American term for an orphan lamb that has to be fed artifically with milk replacer.
lamb dysentery
a severe, highly fatal enteritis with diarrhea and dysentery in young lambs caused by Clostridium perfringens type B.
lamb industry
includes stud flocks which produce rams of fat lamb breeds, e.g. Dorset Down, commercial farms breeding crossbred fat lamb mothers and fattening the lambs. The latter may be undertaken in feedlots or on special pasture fattening farms. Saleyards and sale rings, lamb abattoirs and wholesale outlets comprise the marketing side of the industry.
lamb marking
earmarking, castration and tail docking.
lamb marking rate
the percentage of lambs born which reach the stage of lamb marking. An index of lamb mortality rate.
lamb poison
l's quarter
l's tongue
Scleroblitum (chenopodium) atriplicinum, plantago.
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It is addressed to the Lamb of God and describes the salvation accomplished by the death and resurrection of the Lamb.
We see Jesus as the Good Shepherd and as the Lamb of God.
Brown of the Diocese of Orange County, California decided to institute standing after the Lamb of God because it was the common practice in the early church and reflects human dignity as well as reverence.
John the Baptizer points to Jesus as the incarnation of this reality and says, "Behold the Lamb of God who takes away the sin of the world.
We use the image of the lamb at this time of year because Jesus became the Lamb of God.
The next day John was there again with two of His disciples, and as He watched Jesus walk by, He said, "Behold, the Lamb of God.
Martin Tran is pastor have insisted on kneeling while the congregation recites or sings the Lamb of God, a practice in contrast with church norms.
Though you wouldn't necessarily notice it at first glance, Easter's Christian significance is symbolized in the food brought to church for the blessing: Colored hardboiled eggs symbolize new life, for example; and a sugar or butter lamb represents Christ, the Lamb of God.
John 1:29: 'Here is the Lamb of God who takes away the sin (singular
John the Baptist made the connection when he said, "Behold the Lamb of God, who takes away the sins of the world.
The sign of peace provided an excuse to move around a little--to stretch across pews and vigorously shake hands with as many classmates as I could before the teacher reined us in for the Lamb of God.