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Simmental

[ zim-uhn-tahl ]
/ ˈzɪm ənˌtɑl /
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noun

one of a large breed of cattle, yellowish-brown to red and white, originally of Switzerland, used for milk and beef and as a draft animal.

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Also Sim·men·thal, Sim·men·tha·ler [zim-uhn-tah-ler]. /ˈzɪm ənˌtɑ lər/.

Origin of Simmental

First recorded in 1905–10; after Simmental, the valley of the river Simme, Bern canton, Switzerland
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