Texas longhorn

noun

Definition of Texas longhorn

: any of a breed of relatively small cattle developed in the U.S. from descendants of the original longhorns and typically having a horn spread that averages 40 to 65 inches (100 to 165 centimeters) and a variable color pattern

called also longhorn

First Known Use of Texas longhorn

1908, in the meaning defined above

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“Texas longhorn.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Texas%20longhorn. Accessed 23 January 2020.

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