bullock

noun bull·ock \ ˈbu̇-lək also ˈbə- \
|Updated on: 11 Jul 2018

Definition of bullock

1 : a young bull
2 : a castrated bull : steer

bullocky

play \-lə-kē\ adjective

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First Known Use of bullock

before 12th century

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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BULLOCK Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of bullock for English Language Learners

  • : a young bull that has had part of its sex organs removed so that it cannot breed


BULLOCK Defined for Kids

bullock

noun bull·ock \ ˈbu̇-lək \

Definition of bullock for Students

1 : a young bull
2 : 2steer

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