Angus

noun

An·​gus ˈaŋ-gəs How to pronounce Angus (audio)
: any of a breed of usually black hornless beef cattle originating in Scotland

Word History

Etymology

Angus, county in Scotland

First Known Use

1810, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Angus was in 1810

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Cite this Entry

“Angus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Angus. Accessed 25 Apr. 2024.

Kids Definition

Angus

noun
An·​gus ˈaŋ-gəs How to pronounce Angus (audio)
: any of a breed of usually black hornless beef cattle originating in Scotland

Geographical Definition

Angus

geographical name

An·​gus ˈaŋ-gəs How to pronounce Angus (audio)
variants or earlier Forfar or Forfarshire
administrative area of eastern Scotland bordering the North Sea area 842 square miles (2181 square kilometers)

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