Beef·​mas·​ter | \ ˈbēf-ˌma-stər How to pronounce Beefmaster (audio) , -ˌmä-\
plural Beefmasters

Definition of Beefmaster

: any of a breed of beef cattle developed in Texas and Colorado that is approximately ¹/₂ Brahman, ¹/₄ Shorthorn, and ¹/₄ Hereford Because of hardiness the Beefmaster will cost you less to produce by eliminating some management problems like: hoof rot, pinkeye, insect and parasite problems.Arkansas Cattle Business, January 1986 A mile ahead of the herdsmen a bawling mob of about 50 Beefmasters milled in a cloud of dust.— Evan Moore, Houston Chronicle, 2 Jan. 1994

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1951, in the meaning defined above

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