bobby calf

noun

variants or less commonly bobby
plural -es
Australia, New Zealand, & Africa
: a young calf
specifically : one of less than 100 pounds live weight

Word History

Etymology

English dialect bob young calf (probably from the name Bob) + -y

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“Bobby calf.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bobby%20calf. Accessed 21 Apr. 2024.

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