Charolais

[ shar-uh-ley ]
/ ˌʃær əˈleɪ /

noun

one of a breed of large white or cream-colored beef cattle, originally of France, often used in crossbreeding.

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Also Cha·ro·laise [shar-uh-leyz]. /ˌʃær əˈleɪz/.

Origin of Charolais

1890–95; <French charolais (masculine), charolaise (feminine) literally, pertaining to the town of Charolles (Saône-et-Loire) and le Charolais its environs
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British Dictionary definitions for Charolais

Charolais
/ (ˈʃærəˌleɪ) /

noun

a breed of large white beef cattle that originated in France

Word Origin for Charolais

C19: from French: named after Monts du Charollais, E France
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