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udder

[ uhd-er ]
/ ˈʌd ər /
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noun

a mamma or mammary gland, especially when baggy and with more than one teat, as in cows.

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Origin of udder

before 1000; Middle English uddre,Old English ūder; cognate with German Euter,Latin ūber,Greek oûthar,Sanskrit ū́dhar

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH udder

udder , utter
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British Dictionary definitions for udder

udder
/ (ˈʌdə) /

noun

the large baglike mammary gland of cows, sheep, etc, having two or more teats

Word Origin for udder

Old English ūder; related to Old High German ūtar, Old Norse jūr, Latin ūber, Sanskrit ūdhar
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Scientific definitions for udder

udder
[ ŭdər ]

A bag-shaped part of a cow and the females of other ruminants in which milk is formed and stored and from which it is taken in suckling or milking.
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