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farrow

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verb far·row \ˈfer-(ˌ)ō, ˈfa-(ˌ)rō\

Definition of farrow

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to give birth to (a farrow)

  3. intransitive verb
  4. of swine :  to bring forth young —often used with down



Origin and Etymology of farrow

Middle English farwen, from Old English *feargian, from Old English fearh young pig; akin to Old High German farah young pig, Latin porcus pig


First Known Use: 13th century


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farrow

noun far·row

Definition of farrow

  1. 1 :  a litter of pigs

  2. 2 :  an act of farrowing



1577

First Known Use of farrow

1577


3

farrow

adjective far·row

Definition of farrow

of a cow

  1. :  not pregnant



Origin and Etymology of farrow

Middle English (Scots) ferow


First Known Use: 15th century


Medical Dictionary

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farrow

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verb far·row \ˈfar-(ˌ)ō, -ə(-w)\

Medical Definition of farrow

  1. :  to give birth to (a farrow)

  2. intransitive verb

  3. of swine :  to bring forth young—often used with down




2

farrow

noun far·row

Medical Definition of farrow

  1. 1:  a litter of pigs

  2. 2:  an act of farrowing




3

farrow

adjective far·row

Medical Definition of farrow

  1. of a cow :  not pregnant




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