Santa Gertrudis
noun Etymology: Santa Gertrudis, section of the King Ranch, Kingsville, Texas Date: 1942 any of a United States breed of red beef cattle developed from a Brahman-shorthorn cross and valued for their hardiness in hot climates

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  • Santa Gertrudis — (the name of Saint Gertrude) may refer to:flagicon|Canada Canada: *Santa Gertrudis Boca del Infierno Provincial Park, in British Columbiaflagicon|Mexico Mexico: * Santa Gertrudis, Oaxaca, a town in the state of Oaxaca:*Santa Gertrudis… …   Wikipedia

  • Santa Gertrudis — puede referirse a: Contenido 1 Santas 2 Divisiones administrativas 3 Miscelánea 4 Véase también Santas …   Wikipedia Español

  • Santa Gertrudis — Espèce Vache (Bos taurus …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Santa Gertrudis — ☆ Santa Gertrudis [san′tə gər tro͞o′dis ] n. [so named after a section of the King Ranch, in Texas] any of a breed of hardy, red colored beef cattle developed from a cross of short horned and Brahman stock …   English World dictionary

  • Santa Gertrudis — /san teuh geuhr trooh dis/ one of an American breed of beef cattle, developed from Shorthorn and Brahman stock for endurance to torrid temperatures. [1940 45, Amer.; named after a division of a ranch in Texas] * * * Heaviest breed of beef cattle …   Universalium

  • Santa Gertrudis — /sæntə gəˈtrudəs/ (say santuh guh troohduhs) noun (plural Santa Gertrudis) one of a breed of beef cattle developed on King Ranch, Texas, in the US, from crossbreeding Brahmans and Shorthorns; noted for being especially tolerant of subtropical… …   Australian English dictionary

  • Santa Gertrudis — La más pesada de las razas de ganado bovino cárnico, desarrollada en el s. XX por el King Ranch de Texas al cruzar toros brahmán con vacas Shorthorn. En general, es entera roja, con una que otra pequeña mancha blanca en la frente o los flancos.… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Santa Gertrudis — Original name in latin Santa Gertrudis Name in other language State code MX Continent/City America/Mexico City longitude 19.73333 latitude 99.36667 altitude 2448 Population 5185 Date 2006 01 17 …   Cities with a population over 1000 database

  • Santa Gertrudis — A beef breed developed on the King Ranch in Texas. Genetically, it is 3/8 Brahman and 5/8 Shorthorn. Registry is maintained by Santa Gertrudis Breeders International …   Combined glossary of agriculture

  • Santa Gertrudis — Admin ASC 2 Code Orig. name Santa Gertrudis Country and Admin Code MX.20.387 MX …   World countries Adminstrative division ASC I-II

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