Brown Swiss

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Brown Swiss

n.
Any of a hardy breed of large brown dairy cattle that originated in Switzerland.
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Brown′ Swiss′


n.
one of a breed of brown dairy cattle raised orig. in Switzerland.
[1900–05]
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Noun1.Brown Swiss - large hardy brown breed of dairy cattle from SwitzerlandBrown Swiss - large hardy brown breed of dairy cattle from Switzerland
dairy cattle, dairy cow, milch cow, milcher, milk cow, milker - cattle that are reared for their milk
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"The Brown Swiss dairy cows desirable cattle, characterised by ease of management, quality milk production and longevity and we look forward to showcasing them at UK Dairy Day."
"My granddad hand-milked 36 Brown Swiss dairy cows, and I can remember my mother making butter, and saving the cream for ice cream." Because homemade ice cream is a regular part of their summer routine at home, it was only natural for the two to take their show on the road.