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poddy

[ pod-ee ]
/ ˈpɒd i /
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noun, plural pod·dies.Australian.

a newborn or unweaned calf, especially one that is taken from its mother and hand-fed.
any young animal.

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Origin of poddy

First recorded in 1890–95; origin uncertain
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British Dictionary definitions for poddy

poddy
/ (ˈpɒdɪ) /

noun plural -dies Australian

a handfed calf or lamb
any creature at an early stage of growthpoddy mullet

Word Origin for poddy

perhaps from poddy (adj) fat
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