devon

noun, often capitalized
dev·​on | \ˈde-vən \

Definition of devon 

(Entry 1 of 3)

: any of an English breed of vigorous red cattle used for meat and milk

Devon

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Definition of Devon (Entry 2 of 3)

Devon

geographical name
Dev·​on | \ˈde-vən \
variants: or Devonshire \ ˈde-​vən-​ˌshir , -​shər \

Definition of Devon (Entry 3 of 3)

county of southwestern England bordering the English Channel; capital Exeter area 2686 square miles (6957 square kilometers), population 746,399

see also devonian

First Known Use of devon

Noun

1834, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for devon

Noun

Devon, England

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