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bullock

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noun bull·ock \ˈbu̇-lək also ˈbə-\

Simple Definition of bullock

  • : a young bull that has had part of its sex organs removed so that it cannot breed

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of bullock

  1. 1 :  a young bull

  2. 2 :  a castrated bull :  steer

bullocky

play \-lə-kē\ adjective

Before 12th Century

First Known Use of bullock

before 12th century


BULLOCK Defined for Kids

bullock

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noun bull·ock \ˈbu̇-lək\

Definition of bullock for Students

  1. 1 :  a young bull

  2. 2 :  2steer




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