Brown Swiss


: any of a breed of large hardy brown dairy cattle originating in Switzerland

Examples of Brown Swiss in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Their cow breeds are a mix of mostly Holstein, Red Holstein, Brown Swiss and Jersey. Jennifer Rude Klett, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 12 Aug. 2020

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Word History

First Known Use

1899, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of Brown Swiss was in 1899

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“Brown Swiss.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Apr. 2024.

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