shorthorn
noun Usage: often capitalized Date: 1847 any of a breed of red, roan, white, or red and white beef cattle originating in northern England and including good milk-producing strains — called also Durham

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  • Shorthorn — Espèce …   Wikipédia en Français

  • shorthorn — SHÓRTHORN s. (zool.) durham. (shorthorn este o rasă de taurine.) Trimis de siveco, 05.08.2004. Sursa: Sinonime …   Dicționar Român

  • Shorthorn — Short horn , a. One of a breed of large, heavy domestic cattle having short horns. The breed was developed in England. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • shorthorn — [shôrt′hôrn΄] n. any of a breed of beef cattle, orig. from England, with short, inward curving horns and a heavy, low set body, typically red, white, and roan in color: they are raised for both beef and milk …   English World dictionary

  • Shorthorn — The Shorthorn breed of cattle originated in the North East of England in the late 18th century. The breed was developed as dual purpose, suitable for both dairy and beef production; however there were always certain blood lines within the breed… …   Wikipedia

  • Shorthorn —   Shorthorn …   Wikipedia Español

  • Shorthorn — /shawrt hawrn /, n. one of an English breed of red, white, or roan beef cattle having short horns. Also called Durham. [1820 30; SHORT + HORN] * * * or Durham Blocky, short horned breed of beef cattle developed in the late 18th century by… …   Universalium

  • Shorthorn — o Durham Raza de ganado bovino robusta y de cuernos cortos, que se desarrolló a fines del s. XVIII por cruzamiento selectivo del ganado local en el condado de Durham, Inglaterra. El color del pelaje puede ser blanco puro, rojo con manchas blancas …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Shorthorn — Der Begriff Shorthorn bezeichnet eine geplante Version von Microsoft Windows Vista mehrere afrikanische Rinderrassen mit kurzen Hörnern eine Rinderrasse aus England: Shorthorn Rind …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Shorthorn — A breed of cattle, raised in the United States primarily for beef. However, there are milking shorthorns. Shorthorns originated in England about 1600 and spread to Scotland and then to America in 1783. When first brought to Virginia, it was… …   Combined glossary of agriculture

  • shorthorn — noun Shorthorn is used before these nouns: ↑cattle …   Collocations dictionary

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