freemartin

noun free·mar·tin \ ˈfrē-ˌmär-tᵊn \

Definition of freemartin

:a sexually imperfect usually sterile female calf twinborn with a male

Origin and Etymology of freemartin

origin unknown


Medical Dictionary

freemartin

noun free·mar·tin \ ˈfrē-ˌmärt-ᵊn \

medical Definition of freemartin

:a sexually imperfect usually sterile female calf born as a twin with a male

Learn More about freemartin


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up freemartin? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

to praise usually to excess

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Find the Cousins

  • a-large-tree-with-many-branches
  • Which pair shares a common word ancestor?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Syn City

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!