dairy cattle

  1. cows raised mainly for their milk, especially cows of a dairy breed.

Origin of dairy cattle

First recorded in 1890–95

Words Nearby dairy cattle

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How to use dairy cattle in a sentence

  • Teacher asked him to tell us two breeds of dairy cattle and which gives the most milk.

  • A dog is a nuisance among dairy cattle, but he can be made to earn his salt at churning time.

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