crummie

noun
crum·​mie | \ ˈkrə-mē How to pronounce crummie (audio) \
variants: or crummy
plural crummies

Definition of crummie

chiefly Scotland
: cow especially : one with crooked horns

First Known Use of crummie

1724, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for crummie

Scots crumb crooked, from Middle English, from Old English

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“Crummie.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/crummie. Accessed 19 Feb. 2020.

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