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cattle meaning

[ 'kætl ] Pronunciation:   "cattle" in a sentence
  • Noun: cattle (cattle)  kat(u)l
    1. Domesticated bovine animals as a group regardless of sex or age
      "so many head of cattle"
      - cows, kine [archaic], oxen, Bos taurus

    Derived forms: cattle

    See also: cattleship

    Type of: bovine

    Part of: Bos, genus Bos, herd

    Encyclopedia: Cattle


  • [Medicine]
    Domesticated bovine animals of the genus Bos,usually kept on a farm or ranch and used for the production of meat or dairy products or for heavy labor.

Examples

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  1. on big farms cattle are usually branded.
  2. someone ran the cattle off during the night.
  3. cattle are immune to equine infections anemia.
  4. some cattle were drinking at the pool.
  5. sheep tend to foul grass for the cattle.

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