Holstein

noun Hol·stein \ ˈhōl-ˌstēn , -ˌstīn \

Definition of Holstein

: any of a breed of large usually black-and-white dairy cattle originally from northern Holland and Friesland that produce large quantities of comparatively low-fat milk

Origin and Etymology of holstein

short for Holstein-Friesian


Holstein

geographical name Hol·stein \ ˈhōl-ˌstīn , -ˌstēn ; ˈhȯl-ˌshtīn \

Definition of Holstein

region of northern Germany south of the Jutland Peninsula; once a duchy of Denmark; became a part of Prussia in 1866; now part of the state of Schleswig-Holstein — see schleswig-holstein

HOLSTEIN Defined for English Language Learners

Holstein

noun

Definition of Holstein for English Language Learners

  • : a black-and-white cow used for milk


Holstein

noun

Definition of Holstein for English Language Learners

  • : a black-and-white cow used for milk


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