farrow

2
[ far-oh ]
/ ˈfær oʊ /

adjective

(of a cow) not pregnant.

Origin of farrow

2
1485–95; akin to Dutch dialect verwe- (in verwekoe barren cow), Old English fearr ox
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British Dictionary definitions for most-farrow (1 of 2)

farrow

1
/ (ˈfærəʊ) /

noun

a litter of piglets

verb

(of a sow) to give birth to (a litter)

Word Origin for farrow

Old English fearh; related to Old High German farah young pig, Latin porcus pig, Greek porkos

British Dictionary definitions for most-farrow (2 of 2)

farrow

2
/ (ˈfærəʊ) /

adjective

(of a cow) not calving in a given year

Word Origin for farrow

C15: from Middle Dutch verwe- (unattested) cow that has ceased to bear; compare Old English fearr ox
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