South Devon


South Dev·​on ˈsau̇th-ˈde-vən How to pronounce South Devon (audio)
: any of a breed of large red cattle of English origin formerly bred for both milk and meat but now increasingly specialized for beef production

Word History


Devon, England

First Known Use

1897, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of South Devon was in 1897

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Cite this Entry

“South Devon.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 May. 2024.

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