bees·​tings | \ ˈbē-stiŋz How to pronounce beestings (audio) \
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Definition of beestings

: the colostrum especially of a cow

First Known Use of beestings

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for beestings

Middle English bestynge, from Old English bȳsting, from bēost beestings; akin to Old High German biost beestings

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The first known use of beestings was before the 12th century

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“Beestings.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/beestings. Accessed 16 Sep. 2021.

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