cow translation | English-Italian dictionary



1       n     (bovine)    mucca, vacca  ,   (female elephant)    elefantessa,   (female seal)    (foca) femmina
fam!, woman   stronza fam!     
you can cry till the cows come home, but you're not having it      puoi piangere quanto ti pare, tanto non te lo do  
2       vt     (person)    intimidire  
a cowed look      un'aria da cane bastonato  
3       adj   femmina  

cow parsley         n  
cerfoglio selvatico  
mad cow disease         n   morbo della mucca pazza  
sacred cow         n     (fig)     (person)    intoccabile    m/f     ,   (institution)    caposaldo,   (idea, belief)    dogma    m  
Translation English - Italian Collins Dictionary  
cash cow n.
macchina da soldi ; generatore di contante ; miniera d'oro
Def.: A steady dependable source of income or profit.

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"cow": examples and translations in context
The gestating female consumes cow ovaries during pregnancy. La femmina gestante consuma ovaie di mucca, durante la gravidanza.
Well, technically,my aunt's cow. Ecco, in realtà era la mucca di mia zia.
The cow has perpetually tried sabotaging your life. Quella vacca ha provato a sabotare la tua vita continuamente.
Our cow does not give milk to us. La nostra vacca non ci dà latte.
Small producers obtain cow's milk by hand or mechanically and process it immediately after milking. I piccoli produttori ottengono il latte vaccino mediante mungitura a mano o meccanica e lo lavorano immediatamente dopo la mungitura.
Parmigiano Reggiano is a hard cheese made from raw cow's milk, partially skimmed by natural surface skimming. Il Parmigiano Reggiano è un formaggio a pasta dura, cotta e a lenta maturazione, prodotto con latte vaccino, crudo, parzialmente scremato per affioramento naturale.
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