beef cattle

Definitions of beef cattle
  1. noun
    cattle that are reared for their meat
    synonyms: beef
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    Texas longhorn, longhorn
    long-horned beef cattle formerly common in southwestern United States
    Santa Gertrudis
    Brahman and shorthorn crossbreed of red cattle; hardy in hot regions
    Aberdeen Angus, Angus, black Angus
    black hornless breed from Scotland
    large white or cream-colored breed from France
    Durham, shorthorn
    English breed of short-horned cattle
    breed of hardy black chiefly beef cattle native to Scotland
    Hereford, whiteface
    hardy English breed of dairy cattle raised extensively in United States
    beefalo, cattalo
    hardy breed of cattle resulting from crossing domestic cattle with the American buffalo; yields leaner beef than conventional breeds
    type of:
    Bos taurus, cattle, cows, kine, oxen
    domesticated bovine animals as a group regardless of sex or age
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