Definition for Cattle

cattle, n. [ME < L. capitals, head, principle, capital; in medieval times 'principle sum of money, capital, wealth, property'; compare variant form “chattel.”] (webplay: herd, tillage).

  1. Livestock; kine; bovine animals; herd of cows.
  2. Oxen; large slow-moving four-footed creatures; [fig.] cloud.
  3. Cow; steer; [generalization] creature; animal; [fig.] pest; insect.

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