Charolais

[shar-uh-ley]
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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Charolais

noun
  1. 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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