Definition of Calf

1. Noun. Young of domestic cattle.

Generic synonyms: Young Mammal
Group relationships: Bos Taurus, Cattle, Cows, Kine, Oxen
Specialized synonyms: Dogie, Dogy, Leppy, Maverick
Terms within: Veal, Veau



2. Noun. The muscular back part of the shank.
Exact synonyms: Sura
Generic synonyms: Skeletal Muscle, Striated Muscle
Group relationships: Shank
Specialized synonyms: Mid-calf
Terms within: Gastrocnemius, Gastrocnemius Muscle, Soleus, Soleus Muscle, Achilles Tendon, Tendon Of Achilles

3. Noun. Fine leather from the skin of a calf.
Exact synonyms: Calfskin
Generic synonyms: Leather
Specialized synonyms: Box Calf

4. Noun. Young of various large placental mammals e.g. whale or giraffe or elephant or buffalo.
Generic synonyms: Young Mammal

Definition of Calf

1. n. The young of the cow, or of the Bovine family of quadrupeds. Also, the young of some other mammals, as of the elephant, rhinoceros, hippopotamus, and whale.

Definition of Calf

1. Noun. A young cow or bull. ¹

2. Noun. A young elephant, seal or whale (qualifier also used of some other animals). ¹

3. Noun. A chunk of ice broken off of a larger glacier, ice shelf, or iceberg. ¹

4. Noun. A small island, near a larger island. ¹

5. Noun. A cabless railroad engine ¹

6. Noun. (informal dated) An awkward or silly boy or young man; any silly person; a dolt. ¹

7. Noun. (anatomy) The back of the leg below the knee. ¹

8. Noun. The muscle in the back of the leg below the knee. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Calf

1. a young cow or bull [n CALVES or CALFS] : CALFLIKE [adj]

Medical Definition of Calf

1. Synonym: sural region. 2. A young bovine animal, male or female. Origin: Gael. Kalpa (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Calf

calendrical
calendrically
calendrics
calendry
calends
calendula
calendulas
calendulin
calenture
calentured
calentures
calesa
calesas
calescence
calescent
calf (current term)
calf's-foot jelly
calf's brain
calf's liver
calf's tongue
calf-bone
calf bone
calf bones
calf diphtheria
calf love
calf pump
calf roping
calfbound
calfflesh
calfless

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