What does farrow mean?

Definitions for farrowˈfær oʊ

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word farrow.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. farrow, farrowing(verb)

    the production of a litter of pigs

  2. farrow, pig(verb)

    give birth

    "sows farrow"


  1. farrow(Noun)

    A litter of pigs.

  2. farrow(Verb)

    To give birth to a litter of pigs.

  3. Origin: farwen 'piglet' (akin to varken, Middle Low German ferken, Ferkel), diminutive of fearh 'pig', from farhaz (compare vark 'pig', farah), from *pórkos (compare orc 'piglet', porcus, pórkos, prase 'pig, piglet', par̃šas, Kurdish purs), from *perk̑- 'to dig'.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Farrow(noun)

    a little of pigs

  2. Farrow(adj)

    not producing young in a given season or year; -- said only of cows

  3. Origin: [Cf. Scot. ferry cow a cow that is not with calf, D. vaarkoe, vaars, heifer, G. frse, AS. fearr bull, G. farre. Cf. Heifer.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Farrow

    far′ō, n. a litter of pigs.—v.i. or v.t. to bring forth pigs. [A.S. fearh, a pig; Ger. ferkel.]

  2. Farrow

    far′rō, adj. not producing young in a particular season, said of cows. [Ety. dub.; with farrow cow cf. Flem. verwekoe, varwekoe.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of farrow in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of farrow in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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