longhorn

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noun long·horn \ˈlȯŋ-ˌhȯrn\

Definition of longhorn

  1. 1a :  any of the long-horned cattle of Spanish derivation formerly common in the southwestern U.S.b :  texas longhorn

  2. 2 or longhorn cheese :  a firm-textured usually mild cheese (such as cheddar or Colby)

1857

First Known Use of longhorn

1857


LONGHORN Defined for English Language Learners

longhorn

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noun long·horn \ˈlȯŋ-ˌhȯrn\

Definition of longhorn for English Language Learners

  • : a type of cow that has long horns


LONGHORN Defined for Kids

longhorn

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noun long·horn \ˈlȯŋ-ˌhȯrn\

Definition of longhorn for Students

  1. :  a cow with very long horns that was once common in the southwestern United States



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