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heif·er

 (hĕf′ər)
n.
A young cow, especially one that has not yet given birth to a calf.

[Middle English, from Old English hēahfore; see perə- in Indo-European roots.]
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heifer

(ˈhɛfə)
n
(Animals) a young cow
[Old English heahfore; related to Greek poris calf; see high]
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heif•er

(ˈhɛf ər)

n.
a young cow over one year old that has not produced a calf.
[before 900; Middle English hayfre, Old English hēa(h)f(o)re=hēah high + -fore, akin to Greek póris heifer]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.heifer - young cowheifer - young cow        
young mammal - any immature mammal
cow, moo-cow - female of domestic cattle: "`moo-cow' is a child's term"
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Translations
عِجْلَه
jalovice
kvie
hieho
üszõ
kvíga
telyčia
tele
vaars
jalovica
telica
kviga

heifer

[ˈhefəʳ] Nnovilla f, vaquilla f
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heifer

[ˈhɛfər] ngénisse f
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heifer

nFärse f
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heifer

[ˈhɛfəʳ] ngiovenca
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

heifer

(ˈhefə) noun
a young cow.
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