calves
plural of calf

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • calves — pl of CALF …   Medical dictionary

  • calves — [ka:vz US kævz] the plural of ↑calf …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • calves — the plural of calf …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • calves — [kavz, kävz] n. 1. alt. pl. of CALF1 2. pl. of CALF2 …   English World dictionary

  • CALVES — pl. of CALF(1), CALF(2). * * * plural of calf present third singular of calve * * * /kavz, kahvz/, n. pl. of calf. * * * calves UK US the plural of calf Thesaurus: irr …   Useful english dictionary

  • Calves — Calf Calf, n.; pl. {Calves}. [OE. calf, kelf, AS. cealf; akin to D. kalf, G. kalb, Icel. k[=a]lfr, Sw. kalf, Dan. kalv, Goth. kalb[=o]; cf. Skr. garbha fetus, young, Gr. ?????, Skr grabh to seize, conceive, Ir. colpa, colpach, a calf. [root]222.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • calves — /kavz, kahvz/, n. pl. of calf. * * * …   Universalium

  • calves — kɑːf n. young cow; young elephant; lower back part of the leg kɑːv v. give birth to a calf; break away from a glacier and form an iceberg (Glaciology) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • calves — plural form of calf1, calf2 …   English new terms dictionary

  • calves — noun the plural of calf …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

Share the article and excerpts

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