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

 

Holstein

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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 Origin mid 19th cent.: from Holstein, a former duchy of the German kingdom of Saxony.
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