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cattle  


      n   functioning as pl  
1    bovid mammals of the tribe Bovini (bovines), esp. those of the genus Bos  
2      (Also called)    domestic cattle   any domesticated bovine mammals, esp. those of the species Bos taurus (domestic ox),   (Related adj)        bovine  
     (C13: from Old Northern French catel, Old French chatel chattel)  


cattle-cake  
      n   concentrated food for cattle in the form of cakes  
cattle-grid  
      n   a grid of metal bars covering a hollow or hole dug in a roadway, intended to prevent the passage of livestock while allowing vehicles, etc., to pass unhindered  
cattle market  
      n     (Brit)  
slang   a situation or place, such as a beauty contest or nightclub, in which women are felt to be, or feel themselves to be, on display and judged solely by their appearance  
cattle plague  
      n      another name for       rinderpest  
cattle prod  
      n   a hand-held electrified rod with low voltage used to control cattle  
cattle-stop  
      n      the N.Z. name for       cattle-grid  
cattle truck  
      n   a railway wagon designed for carrying livestock,   (U.S. and Canadian equivalent)    stock car  
Highland cattle  
      n   a breed of cattle with shaggy hair, usually reddish-brown in colour, and long horns  
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