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Friesian

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/ ˈfri ʒən /
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adjective, noun

Chiefly British. Holstein (def. 1).

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British Dictionary definitions for Friesian (1 of 2)

Friesian1
/ (ˈfriːʒən) /

noun

British any of several breeds of black-and-white dairy cattle having a high milk yieldUsual US and Canadian name: Holstein

British Dictionary definitions for Friesian (2 of 2)

Friesian2
/ (ˈfriːʒən) /

noun, adjective

a variant of Frisian
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