heifer

[ hef-er ]
/ ˈhɛf ər /

noun

a young cow over one year old that has not produced a calf.

Origin of heifer

before 900; Middle English hayfre, Old English hēa(h)f(o)re, equivalent to hēah high + -fore; akin to Greek póris heifer
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heifer
/ (ˈhɛfə) /

noun

a young cow

Word Origin for heifer

Old English heahfore; related to Greek poris calf; see high
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