Cow


Cow
Cow Cow, n.; pl. {Cows} (kouz); old pl. {Kine} (k[imac]n). [OE. cu, cou, AS. c[=u]; akin to D. koe, G. kuh, OHG. kuo, Icel. k[=y]r, Dan. & Sw. ko, L. bos ox, cow, Gr. boy^s, Skr. g[=o]. [root]223. Cf. {Beef}, {Bovine}, {Bucolic}, {Butter}, {Nylghau}.] [1913 Webster] 1. The mature female of bovine animals. [1913 Webster]

2. The female of certain large mammals, as whales, seals, etc. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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