Sim·​men·​tal ˈzi-mən-ˌtäl How to pronounce Simmental (audio)
variants or less commonly Simmenthal
: any of a breed of large usually buff or dull red and white cattle of Swiss origin that are used widely throughout the world for meat and milk

Word History


Simmental, valley of the Simme River in Switzerland

First Known Use

1906, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Simmental was in 1906

Dictionary Entries Near Simmental

Cite this Entry

“Simmental.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Jun. 2023.

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