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heifer

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noun heif·er \ˈhe-fər\

Simple Definition of heifer

  • : a young female cow; especially : one that has not had a calf

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of heifer

  1. :  a young cow; especially :  one that has not had a calf

Origin of heifer

Middle English hayfare, from Old English hēahfore


First Known Use: before 12th century

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HEIFER Defined for Kids

heifer

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noun heif·er \ˈhe-fər\

Definition of heifer for Students

  1. :  a young cow




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