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Holstein

noun Hol·stein \ˈhōl-ˌstēn, -ˌstīn\

Definition of HOLSTEIN

:  any of a breed of large usually black-and-white dairy cattle originally from northern Holland and Friesland that produce large quantities of comparatively low-fat milk
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Origin of HOLSTEIN

short for Holstein-Friesian
First Known Use: 1865

Holstein

geographical name Hol·stein \ˈhōl-ˌstīn, -ˌstēn; ˈhl-ˌshtīn\

Definition of HOLSTEIN

region N Germany S of Jutland Peninsula adjoining Schleswig; once a duchy of Denmark, became a part of Prussia 1866 — see schleswig-holstein

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