beef breed

noun

Definition of beef breed

: any breed of cattle developed primarily for the efficient production of meat (such as the Angus, Hereford, or Shorthorn) and characterized by capacity for rapid growth, heavy rectangular well-fleshed body, and comparatively short stocky neck and legs — compare dairy breed

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“Beef breed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/beef%20breed. Accessed 26 Sep. 2021.

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