beef cattle
noun plural Date: 1758 cattle developed primarily for the efficient production of meat and marked by capacity for rapid growth, heavy well-fleshed body, and stocky build

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  • Beef cattle — are cattle raised for meat production (as distinguished from dairy cattle). The meat of cattle is known as beef. While the principal use of beef cattle is meat production, other uses include leather, and products used in shampoo and cosmetics.… …   Wikipedia

  • beef cattle — ☆ beef cattle n. cattle bred and fattened for meat …   English World dictionary

  • beef cattle — noun cattle that are reared for their meat (Freq. 2) • Syn: ↑beef • Hypernyms: ↑cattle, ↑cows, ↑kine, ↑oxen, ↑Bos taurus • Hyponyms …   Useful english dictionary

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  • beef cattle — beef′ cat tle n. pl. ahb. cattle bred for meat • Etymology: 1750–60, amer …   From formal English to slang

  • beef cattle — cattle, as Hereford, raised for its edible meat. [1750 60, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

  • beef cattle — cattle bred and raised for meat …   English contemporary dictionary

  • beef cattle — /ˈbif kætl/ (say beef katl) noun (used with a plural verb) cattle raised for beef …   Australian English dictionary

  • beef cattle breeds commonly raised in the United States — Angus, Beefmaster, Belted Galloway, Brahman, Brangus, Charolais, Chianina, Devon, Gelbvieh, Limousin, Lincoln Red, Maine Anjou, Murray Grey, Normande, Piedmontese, Hereford, Red Angus, Salers, Santa Gertrudis, Shorthorn, Simmental, Texas Longhorn …   Combined glossary of agriculture

  • Selected breeds of beef cattle — ▪ Table Selected breeds of beef cattle name distribution characteristics comments Angus, or Aberdeen Angus originally Scotland, now also U.S., U.K. hornless, black, compact, low set adapts well to varied climates Beefmaster developed 1908, Texas… …   Universalium

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