cud

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cud

noun \ˈkəd, chiefly Southern ˈkd or ˈküd\

: the food that an animal (such as a cow) brings back up from its stomach into its mouth to be chewed again

Full Definition of CUD

1
:  food brought up into the mouth by a ruminating animal from its first stomach to be chewed again
2
:  2quid

Examples of CUD

  1. a cow chewing its cud

Origin of CUD

Middle English cudde, from Old English cwudu; akin to Old High German kuti glue, Sanskrit jatu gum
First Known Use: before 12th century

Other Animal Husbandry Terms

apiary, bantam, calico, girth, hogwash, mast, rut

Rhymes with CUD

cud

noun \ˈkəd, ˈkd\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of CUD

: food brought up into the mouth by a ruminating animal from its first stomach to be chewed again

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