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 (lông′hôrn′, lŏng′-)
a. Any of a breed of cattle with long horns and a brown and white coat, developed in England for meat and milk and now rare.
b. A Texas Longhorn.
2. Any of various cow's milk cheeses, usually Colby or Cheddar, that are molded into a long cylinder and often cut into moon or half-moon shapes for sale.


1. (Breeds) Also called: Texas longhorn a long-horned breed of beef cattle, usually red or variegated, formerly common in SW US
2. (Breeds) a now rare British breed of beef cattle with long curved horns


(ˈlɔŋˌhɔrn, ˈlɒŋ-)

1. (l.c.) Texas longhorn.
2. Slang. a Texan.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Longhorn - long-horned beef cattle formerly common in southwestern United Stateslonghorn - long-horned beef cattle formerly common in southwestern United States
beef, beef cattle - cattle that are reared for their meat
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