[ loo-ing ]
/ ˈlu ɪŋ /
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one of a breed of beef cattle developed on Luing Island off Scotland by interbreeding Shorthorn bulls and purebred West Highland cows.
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Origin of Luing
First recorded in 1965–70
Words nearby Luing
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