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beestings

noun plural but singular or plural in construction bees·tings \ˈbē-stiŋz\

Definition of beestings

  1. :  the colostrum especially of a cow



Variants of beestings

or

beastings

\ˈbē-stiŋz\

Origin and Etymology of beestings

Middle English bestynge, from Old English bȳsting, from bēost beestings; akin to Old High German biost beestings


First Known Use: before 12th century


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