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1. cattle

noun. ['ˈkætəl'] domesticated bovine animals as a group regardless of sex or age.

Synonyms

  • milker
  • milcher
  • moo-cow
  • bull
  • kine
  • bovine
  • cows
  • stirk
  • Bos
  • red poll
  • calf
  • milch cow
  • ox
  • steer
  • boeuf
  • bullock
  • Welsh
  • beef
  • dairy cattle
  • Africander
  • oxen
  • milk cow
  • grade
  • herd
  • cow
  • Welsh Black
  • genus Bos
  • Devon
  • dairy cow
  • beef cattle

Antonyms

  • bear
  • lively
  • undock
  • female

Etymology

  • catel (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • catel (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Words that Rhyme with Cattle

  • embattle
  • seattle
  • prattle
  • brattle
  • that'll
  • tattle
  • rattle
  • chattel
  • battle

Example sentences of the word cattle


1. Noun, plural
The marketing part of your business plan defines how you will sell your cattle and make money.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Winthrop Cheney, a Massachusetts cattle breeder, is credited with introducing the Holstein to America.

3. Adjective
The time that cattle spend in a feedyard is often called the finishing phase.

4. Verb, base form
Basic marketing principles apply to cattle operations the same as any other business.

Quotes containing the word cattle


1. See?"she heard Shane yell at the kitchen. "She doesn't stomp around like a cattle stampede!""Bite me, Collins! No bacon for you, either!
- Rachel Caine, Ghost Town

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