Holstein-Friesian

noun

Hol·​stein-Frie·​sian ˈhōl-ˌstēn-ˈfrē-zhən How to pronounce Holstein-Friesian (audio)
-ˌstīn-

Word History

Etymology

Holstein, Germany, its later locality + Friesian (variant of Frisian)

First Known Use

1889, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Holstein-Friesian was in 1889

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“Holstein-Friesian.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Holstein-Friesian. Accessed 1 Mar. 2024.

Kids Definition

Holstein-Friesian

noun
Hol·​stein-Frie·​sian
-ˈfrē-zhən

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