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Cattle

Cattle Meaning & Definition
Cattle Definition And Meaning

What's The Definition Of Cattle?

[n] domesticated bovine animals as a group regardless of sex or age; "so many head of cattle"; "wait till the cows come home"; "seven thin and ill-favored kine"- Bible; "a team of oxen"

Synonyms | Synonyms for Cattle: Bos taurus | cows | kine | oxen

Related Terms | Find terms related to Cattle: Alderney | and fish | animal kingdom | animal life | Animalia | animality | aurochs | Ayrshire | beasts | beasts of field | beasts of prey | beef | beef cattle | beeves | big game | birds | bison | bossy | bovine | bovine animal | Brahman | brute creation | buffalo | bull | bullock | calf | carabao | chaff | Chiroptera | cow | critter | dairy cattle | dairy cow | Dexter | dogie | domestic animals | dregs | dregs of society | Durham | Dutch Belted | fauna | furry creatures | Galloway | game | heifer | Hereford | Holstein | hornless cow | Indian buffalo | Jersey | kine | Lagomorpha | leppy | livestock | Longhorn | maverick | milch cow | milcher | milk cow | milker | muley cow | muley head | musk-ox | neat | offscourings | offscum | ox | oxen | Polled Hereford | Primates | raff | Red Poll | Red Polled | riffraff | Rodentia | rubbish | Santa Gertrudis | scum | Shorthorn | small game | sordes | steer | stirk | stock | stot | Sussex | swinish multitude | trash | vermin | Welsh | Welsh Black | West Highland | wild animals | wildlife | wisent | yak | yearling | zebu

See Also | Africander | beef | beef cattle | boeuf | Bos | bovine | bull | bullock | calf | cow | dairy cattle | dairy cow | Devon | genus Bos | herd | milch cow | milcher | milk cow | milker | moo-cow | ox | red poll | steer | stirk | Welsh | Welsh Black

Cattle In Webster's Dictionary

\Cat"tle\ (k[a^]t"t'l), n. pl. [OE. calet, chatel, goods, property, OF. catel, chatel, LL. captale, capitale, goods, property, esp. cattle, fr. L. capitals relating to the head, chief; because in early ages beasts constituted the chief part of a man's property. See {Capital}, and cf. {Chattel}.] Quadrupeds of the Bovine family; sometimes, also, including all domestic quadrupeds, as sheep, goats, horses, mules, asses, and swine. {Belted cattle}, {Black cattle}. See under {Belted}, {Black}. {Cattle guard}, a trench under a railroad track and alongside a crossing (as of a public highway). It is intended to prevent cattle from getting upon the track. {cattle louse} (Zo["o]l.), any species of louse infecting cattle. There are several species. The {H[ae]matatopinus eurysternus} and {H. vituli} are common species which suck blood; {Trichodectes scalaris} eats the hair. {Cattle plague}, the rinderpest; called also {Russian cattle plague}. {Cattle range}, or {Cattle run}, an open space through which cattle may run or range. [U. S.] --Bartlett. {Cattle show}, an exhibition of domestic animals with prizes for the encouragement of stock breeding; -- usually accompanied with the exhibition of other agricultural and domestic products and of implements.

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