Translation of "calf" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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calfnoun [ C ]

uk /kɑːf/ us /kæf/ plural calves

calf noun [ C ] (ANIMAL)

B1 a young cow, or the young of various other large mammals such as elephants and whales

See also
in calf

If a cow is in calf, it is pregnant.


calf noun [ C ] (LEG)

C2 the thick curved part at the back of the human leg between the knee and the foot

She's been unable to play since January because of a torn calf muscle. 她因为小腿肚肌肉拉伤从1月份以来就无法上场。

(Translation of “calf” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)