nanny goat

noun

: a female goat

Examples of nanny goat in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Whether sharing tales handed down from her grandparents' farm or evocatively describing a field of wheat, her nanny goat or pet dogs and cats, Hill wrote much of it down. James Walsh, Star Tribune, 15 Feb. 2021

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Word History

Etymology

Nanny, nickname for Anne

First Known Use

1758, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of nanny goat was in 1758

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“Nanny goat.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nanny%20goat. Accessed 16 Jul. 2024.

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nanny goat

noun
: a female goat

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