Devon

[ dev-uh n ]
/ ˈdɛv ən /

noun

one of an English breed of red cattle, bred for beef and milk.
one of an English breed of sheep, bred for its long, coarse wool.
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devon
/ (ˈdɛvən) /

noun

Australian a bland processed meat in sausage form, eaten cold in slices

Word Origin for devon

named after Devon

British Dictionary definitions for devon (2 of 2)

Devon
/ (ˈdɛvən) /

noun

Also called: Devonshire a county of SW England, between the Bristol Channel and the English Channel, including the island of Lundy: the geographic and ceremonial county includes Plymouth and Torbay, which became independent unitary authorities in 1998; hilly, rising to the uplands of Exmoor and Dartmoor, with wooded river valleys and a rugged coastline. Administrative centre: Exeter. Pop (excluding unitary authorities): 714 900 (2003 est). Area (excluding unitary authorities): 6569 sq km (2536 sq miles)
a breed of large red beef cattle originally from Devon
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