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1. longhorn

noun. ['ˈlɔŋˌhɔrn'] long-horned beef cattle formerly common in southwestern United States.

Synonyms

  • beef
  • Texas longhorn

Etymology

  • horn (English)
  • horn (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • long (English)
  • long (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Longhorn

  • pronghorn

Example sentences of the word longhorn


1. Noun, singular or mass
Of course, longhorn is also a useful treat for an informal snack.

2. Verb, past tense
The 59,000 acres of prairie grassland is home to American bison, Rocky Mountain elk and Texas longhorn cattle.

3. Adjective
If Colby is the taste you’re after, double check before you buy a longhorn cheese.

4. Verb, base form
Keeping the curds from fully clustering together gives longhorn a more elastic texture than cheddar.

5. Verb, past participle
That makes either a natural for more than just longhorn cheeseburgers and fondue pots.

6. Verb, 3rd person singular present
In fact, the word longhorn refers to shape, not style or flavor.

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