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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
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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 Defined for Kids

cud

noun \ˈkəd\

Definition of CUD for Kids

:  a portion of food brought up from the first stomach compartment of some animals (as the cow and sheep) to be chewed again
Medical Dictionary

cud

noun \ˈkəd, ˈkd\

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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