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English definition of “calf”


noun [C] (ANIMAL)    /kɑːf/ US  /kæf/ (plural calves)
B1 a young cow , or the young of various other large mammals such as elephants and whales → See also calveCattle and similar animalsAnimal young in calf If a cow is in calf, it is pregnant .Animal reproduction
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