Ayrshire

noun
Ayr·​shire | \ ˈer-ˌshir How to pronounce Ayrshire (audio) , -shər; ˈash-ˌir \

Definition of Ayrshire

: any of a breed of hardy dairy cattle developed in Ayr and usually marked with blotches of red or brown with white

First Known Use of Ayrshire

1836, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Ayrshire

Ayrshire, Scotland

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“Ayrshire.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Ayrshire. Accessed 24 Jan. 2021.

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