noun see dehorn

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • dehorner — de·horn·er …   English syllables

  • dehorner — “+ə(r) noun ( s) 1. : one that dehorns cattle 2. a. : a device for removing horns from cattle b. : a device or chemical for checking the growth of horns in young cattle of horned breeds * * * dehornˈer …   Useful english dictionary

  • dehorn — dehorner, n. /dee hawrn /, v.t. 1. to remove the horns of (cattle). 2. to prevent the formation or growth of horns in (cattle), as by cauterization. 3. Hort. to prune (a tree, shrub, etc.) by shortening major branches to an extreme degree. [1885… …   Universalium

  • dehorn — transitive verb Date: 1888 1. to deprive of horns 2. to prevent the growth of the horns of • dehorner noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Angus cattle — This article is about Scottish Cattle. For other uses of the name Angus, see Angus (disambiguation). Black Angus redirects here; for the steakhouse see Black Angus Steakhouse Mixed herd of Black and Red Angus Angus cattle (Aberdeen Angus) are a… …   Wikipedia

  • Livestock dehorning — Dehorning or disbudding is the process of removing or stopping the growth of the horns of livestock. Cattle, sheep, and goats are often dehorned[citation needed] for economic and safety reasons. Horns can pose a risk to humans, to other animals,… …   Wikipedia

  • Cimabue — (Cenni di Pepi; active c. 1272 1302)    Considered the leading painter of the Florentine School in the 13th century, and the one to have brought the Maniera Greca style to its highest refinement. Cimabue (dehorner of oxen) was a nickname he… …   Dictionary of Renaissance art

  • dehorn — /diˈhɔn/ (say dee hawn) verb (t) to remove the horns from (cattle). {de + horn (def. 1); US (1880s) –dehorner, noun …   Australian English dictionary

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