Aberdeen Angus


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Aberdeen Angus

n. Chiefly British
See Angus.

[After Aberdeen and Angus, former counties of Scotland.]
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Aberdeen Angus

n
(Breeds) a black hornless breed of beef cattle originating in Scotland
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Ab′erdeen An′gus


n.
one of a breed of hornless beef cattle having a smooth black coat, orig. raised in Scotland. Also called Black Angus.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Aberdeen Angus - black hornless breed from ScotlandAberdeen Angus - black hornless breed from Scotland  
beef, beef cattle - cattle that are reared for their meat
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Translations

Aberdeen Angus

n (Zool) → Angusrind nt
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An Aberdeen Angus heifer was the reserve interbreed champion this year.
The world-famous event, hosted by United Auctions took place on Sunday, February 3 and Monday 4 and featured pedigree Aberdeen Angus, Beef Shorthorn, Limousin, Lincoln Red and British Blue breeds.
A FARMING family from Gwynedd headed to Yorkshire to buy the pick of the Ribble herd's Aberdeen Angus cattle at a dispersal auction.
Discounter Aldi's Aberdeen Angus Beef Quarter Pounders received a "great value" rating from consumer watchdog Which?.
British Blues to PS1190 from Messrs R & A Ferguson, Sandbed Farm, Longtown and Aberdeen Angus crosses to PS1170 from Messrs Hebson, Town End Farm, Penrith.
WAITROSE has slashed the price of British beef products by 50% with 24 Hereford meatballs (400g) and Four Aberdeen Angus beef quarterpounders (454g) both down from PS4.39 to PS2.19.
The PS1m investment represents a significant extra income for TSDG dairy farmers, with the payments available for all Aberdeen Angus calves born between January 2014 and January 2015.
Willie's wife's great, great-grandfather was the uncle of William McCombie, who made great improvements to the Aberdeen Angus breed in the 19th century.
In a glossy brochure distributed at the Royal Highland Show earlier this month, Yorkes of Dundee claim to be members of the Certified Aberdeen Angus Beef Scheme.
"The UK sells six times more Aberdeen Angus meat than the country produces so it was important for us to find a really authentic source of supply," said MKG marketing manager, Philip Mayling.
As Montgomery tells his tale of the modern cow, he concentrates on the Aberdeen Angus. Known simply as the Black Angus in the United States, this cow has its origins in Scotland, where the idea of fattening animals for market started.

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