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cattle

cat·tle / ˈkatl/ • pl. n. 1. large ruminants (Bos taurus) with horns and cloven hoofs, domesticated for meat or milk, or as beasts of burden; cows. 2. similar animals of a group related to domestic cattle, including yak, bison, and buffalo. The cattle family (Bovidae) also includes the sheep, goats, goat-antelopes, and antelopes.

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cattle

cattle †property; livestock. XIII. ME. catel(l) — AN., ONF. catel, var. of chatel (see CHATTEL).

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