bullamacow

noun

bul·​la·​ma·​cow
¦bu̇ləmə¦kau̇
variants or bullamacau
plural -s
1
Pacific Islands : tinned beef : canned meat
2
Pacific Islands : cattle in general

Word History

Etymology

Pidgin English, probably modification of English bull + cow

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“Bullamacow.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bullamacow. Accessed 29 Feb. 2024.

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