noun Date: 1834 1. a. any of the long-horned cattle of Spanish derivation formerly common in southwestern United States b. Texas longhorn 2 2. a firm-textured usually mild cheese (as cheddar or Colby)

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  • longhorn — [lôŋ′hôrn΄] n. 1. any of a breed of long horned cattle raised in great numbers in the Southwest in the 19th cent. and later crossed with English stock to create improved beef and dairy breeds ☆ 2. a mild, typically orange colored Cheddar cheese,… …   English World dictionary

  • longhorn — (adj.) also long horn, in reference to a type of cattle, 1808, from LONG (Cf. long) (adj.) + HORN (Cf. horn) (n.) …   Etymology dictionary

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  • Longhorn — Names constructed with two apparently topographical elements have to be treated with considerable caution, and no more so than with this particular name. It is our opinion that Langhorn(e) and Langthorn(e) and Longhorn(e) and Longthorn(e) are the …   Surnames reference

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