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  1. cud, rechewed food(noun)

    food of a ruminant regurgitated to be chewed again

  2. chew, chaw, cud, quid, plug, wad(noun)

    a wad of something chewable as tobacco

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  1. cud(Noun)

    The portion of food which is brought back into the mouth by ruminating animals from their first stomach, to be chewed a second time.

  2. Origin: From cudu, earlier cwidu, of origin. Cognate with German Kitt and Sanskrit जतु.

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Cud(noun)

    that portion of food which is brought up into the mouth by ruminating animals from their first stomach, to be chewed a second time

  2. Cud(noun)

    a portion of tobacco held in the mouth and chewed; a quid

  3. Cud(noun)

    the first stomach of ruminating beasts

  4. Origin: [AS. cudu, cwudu,cwidu,cweodo, of uncertain origin; cf, G. kder bait, Icel. kvir womb, Goth. qius. Cf. Quid.]

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  1. Cud

    Cud is a portion of food that returns from a ruminant's stomach in the mouth to be chewed for the second time. More accurately, it is a bolus of semi-degraded food regurgitated from the reticulorumen of a ruminant. Cud is produced during the physical digestive process of rumination. The idiomatic expression chewing one's cud means meditating or pondering; similar expressions such as "he chewed that over for a bit", or "chew on that!" likely have the same derivation.


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