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



BrE BrE//ˈlɔŋhɔːn//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈlɔŋhɔːrn//
Domesticated mammals
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a type of cow with long horns See related entries: Domesticated mammals Culture Longhorns were originally from Mexico and were common in the US in the 19th century. The cattle taken along the Chisholm Trail to Abilene, Kansas were usually Texas longhorns. Longhorns have now mostly been replaced by cows that have more meat.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: longhorn