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Princeton's WordNet

  1. cud, rechewed foodnoun

    food of a ruminant regurgitated to be chewed again

  2. chew, chaw, cud, quid, plug, wadnoun

    a wad of something chewable as tobacco

Wiktionary

  1. cudnoun

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

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. CUDnoun

    That food which is reposited in the first stomach in order to rumination, or to be chewed again.

    Etymology: cud , Saxon.

    Many times, when my master’s cattle came hither to chew their cud in this fresh place, I might see the young bull testify his love. Philip Sidney.

    You range the pathless wood,
    While on a flow’ry bank he chews the cud. Dryden.

Wikipedia

  1. Cud

    Cud is a portion of food that returns from a ruminant's stomach to the mouth to be chewed for the second time. More precisely, 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.

ChatGPT

  1. cud

    Cud is a portion of food that returns from a ruminant's stomach to its mouth to be chewed for the second time. Ruminants include animals like cows, goats, and sheep. This process allows the animal to further break down plant material and stimulate digestion.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Cudnoun

    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. Cudnoun

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

  3. Cudnoun

    the first stomach of ruminating beasts

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

Wikidata

  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.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Cud

    kud, n. the food brought from the first stomach of a ruminating animal back into the mouth and chewed again.—n. Cud′weed, the popular name for many species of plants covered with a cottony down.—Chew the cud, to meditate. [A.S. cwidu.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of cud in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of cud in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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