Chianina
noun (plural Chianina or Chianinas) Etymology: Italian, from feminine of chianino of the Chiani River valley, Italy Date: 1914 any of a breed of tall white cattle of Italian origin noted especially for producing lean meat

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Chianina — Das Chianina ist die größte Rinderrasse der Welt. Bereits auf Darstellungen der Etrusker finden sich Chianina Rinder und schon Plinius der Ältere hat sie erwähnt: Sie sind die älteste Rinderrasse Italiens. Chianina Rinder stammen ursprünglich aus …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Chianina — Espèce Vache (Bos taurus …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Chianina — A Chianina cow and calf in Tuscany The Chianina (Italian pronunciation: [kjaˈniːna]) is an Italian breed of cattle, formerly principally a draught breed, now raised mainly for beef. It is the largest and one of the oldest cattle breeds in… …   Wikipedia

  • Chianina — The Chianina (pronounced kee a nee na) is one of the oldest breeds of cattle. It provided models for Roman sculptures. Chianina originated in Italy where it was used primarily as draft animals until the advent of modern mechanized farming. These… …   Combined glossary of agriculture

  • Chianina — /kiəˈninə/ (say keeuh neenuh) noun one of a breed of cattle, tall and usually white or grey, said to have originated in c. 1500 BC in Italy; used by the Romans as a draft animal and for sacrificial purposes; introduced into Australia in the 1970s …   Australian English dictionary

  • Chianina — /kee euh nee neuh/, n., pl. Chianini. one of a large breed of beef cattle, originally of Italy, used also as a draft animal. [ < It, fem. of chianino lit., pertaining to Chiana, a river and valley in Tuscany] * * * …   Universalium

  • Chianina — /kee euh nee neuh/, n., pl. Chianini. one of a large breed of beef cattle, originally of Italy, used also as a draft animal. [ < It, fem. of chianino lit., pertaining to Chiana, a river and valley in Tuscany] …   Useful english dictionary

  • Auroch reconstitué — Aurochs de Heck Un petit troupeau. Un au …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Aurochs-reconstitué — Aurochs de Heck Un petit troupeau. Un au …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Aurochs-reconstitués — Aurochs de Heck Un petit troupeau. Un au …   Wikipédia en Français

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”