Definitions for heiferˈhɛf ər

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

heif•erˈhɛf ər(n.)

  1. a young cow over one year old that has not produced a calf.

    Category: Animal Husbandry

Origin of heifer:

bef. 900; ME hayfre, OE hēa(h)f(o)re=hēahhigh+-fore, akin to Gk póris heifer

Princeton's WordNet

  1. heifer(noun)

    young cow

Wiktionary

  1. heifer(Noun)

    A young female bovine (cow) that has not yet had a calf.

    1611 And the LORD spake unto Moses and unto Aaron, saying, This is the ordinance of the law which the LORD hath commanded, saying, Speak unto the children of Israel, that they bring thee a red heifer without spot, wherein is no blemish, and upon which never came yoke u2014 Numbers 19:1-2 KJV

  2. heifer(Noun)

    An ugly or objectionable woman; a cow.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Heifer(noun)

    a young cow


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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

heifer(noun)

a young cow.

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