Cattle

Definition of Cattle

Cat´tle   Pronunciation: kăt´t'l
n. pl.1.Quadrupeds of the Bovine family; sometimes, also, including all domestic quadrupeds, as sheep, goats, horses, mules, asses, and swine.
Belted cattle
See under Belted, Black.
Cattle guard
a trench under a railroad track and alongside a crossing (as of a public highway). It is intended to prevent cattle from getting upon the track.
cattle louse
(Zool.) any species of louse infecting cattle. There are several species. The Hæmatatopinus eurysternus and Hæmatatopinus vituli are common species which suck blood; Trichodectes scalaris eats the hair.
Cattle plague
the rinderpest; called also Russian cattle plague.
Cattle range
an open space through which cattle may run or range.
Cattle show
an exhibition of domestic animals with prizes for the encouragement of stock breeding; - usually accompanied with the exhibition of other agricultural and domestic products and of implements.
- Bartlett.

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