Definition of cud noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//kʌd//
; NAmE NAmE//kʌd//
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the food that cows and similar animals bring back from the stomach into the mouth to chew again cows chewing the cud Word OriginOld English cwidu, cudu, of Germanic origin; related to German Kitt ‘cement, putty’ and Swedish kåda ‘resin’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: cud