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cattleplural noun

 us   /ˈkæt̬·əl/
largefarmanimalskept for ​theirmilk or ​meat; ​cows and ​bulls: beef/​dairy cattle
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cattlenoun [plural]

uk   /ˈkæt.l̩/  us   /ˈkæt̬-/
B1 cows and bulls that are ​kept for ​theirmilk or ​meat: beef/​dairy cattle

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(Definition of cattle from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “cattle”
in Korean 소…
in Arabic ماشية…
in Malaysian haiwan yang makan rumput…
in French bovins…
in Russian крупный рогатый скот…
in Chinese (Traditional) 牛…
in Italian bovini…
in Turkish sığır, büyükbaş hayvan sürüsü…
in Polish bydło…
in Spanish ganado (vacuno)…
in Vietnamese gia súc…
in Portuguese gado…
in Thai วัวควาย…
in German das Vieh…
in Catalan bestiar boví…
in Japanese 家畜のウシの総称…
in Chinese (Simplified) 牛…
in Indonesian ternak…
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