Charolais

noun

Cha·​ro·​lais ˌsher-ə-ˈlā How to pronounce Charolais (audio)
ˌsha-rə-
: any of a breed of large white cattle developed in France and used primarily for beef and crossbreeding

Word History

Etymology

Charolais, district in eastern France

First Known Use

1853, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Charolais was in 1853

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Cite this Entry

“Charolais.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Charolais. Accessed 28 Jan. 2023.

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