calf ( calves plural )
1 n-count A calf is a young cow.
2 n-count Some other young animals, including elephants and whales, are called calves.
3 n-count Your calf is the thick part at the back of your leg, between your ankle and your knee. ...a calf injury.
Calf-length skirts, dresses, and coats come to halfway between your knees and ankles. adj ADJ n
...a black, calf-length coat.
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