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



BrE BrE//ˈhɒlstaɪn//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈhoʊlstaɪn//
; BrE BrE//ˈhɒlstiːn//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈhoʊlstiːn//
(North American English) (British English Friesian) Domesticated mammals
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a type of black and white cow that produces a lot of milk See related entries: Domesticated mammals Word Originmid 19th cent.: from Holstein, a former duchy of the German kingdom of Saxony.
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