Beef·​mas·​ter ˈbēf-ˌma-stər How to pronounce Beefmaster (audio)
plural Beefmasters
: 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

Word History

First Known Use

1951, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Beefmaster was in 1951

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“Beefmaster.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Feb. 2024.

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