Shorthorn

[ shawrt-hawrn ]
/ ˈʃɔrtˌhɔrn /

noun

one of an English breed of red, white, or roan beef cattle, some having short horns and some naturally hornless.

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Also called Durham.

Origin of Shorthorn

First recorded in 1820–30; short + horn
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British Dictionary definitions for shorthorn

shorthorn
/ (ˈʃɔːtˌhɔːn) /

noun

a short-horned breed of cattle with several regional varietiesAlso called: Durham
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