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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 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

Rhymes with farrow


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farrow

adjective far·row

Definition of farrow

of a cow

  1. :  not pregnant



Origin of farrow

Middle English (Scots) ferow


First Known Use: 15th century


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