Red Dane

variants: or Red Danish

Definition of Red Dane

1 : a Danish breed of highly productive usually solid red dairy cattle that are very popular in northern Europe
2 or red Dane or red Danish : an animal of the Red Dane breed

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“Red Dane.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Jan. 2021.

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