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stirk

 (stûrk)
n. Chiefly British
A heifer or bullock, especially one between one and two years old.

[Middle English, from Old English stīrc; see stā- in Indo-European roots.]

stirk

(stɜːk)
n
1. (Agriculture) a heifer of 6 to 12 months old
2. (Agriculture) a yearling heifer or bullock
[Old English stierc; related to Middle Low German sterke, Old High German stero ram, Latin sterilis sterile, Greek steira; see steer2]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.stirk - yearling heifer or bullock
Bos taurus, cattle, cows, kine, oxen - domesticated bovine animals as a group regardless of sex or age; "so many head of cattle"; "wait till the cows come home"; "seven thin and ill-favored kine"- Bible; "a team of oxen"
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