Definition of Friesian

1. Noun. A breed of dairy cattle from northern Holland.

Definition of Friesian

1. Proper noun. A black and white dairy cow ¹

2. Proper noun. A black breed of horse ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Friesian

Friedrich Hebbel
Friedrich Krupp
Friedrich Max Muller
Friedrich Wilhelm August Froebel
Friedrich Wilhelm Bessel
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
Friend disease
Friend helper virus
Friend leukaemia virus
Friend murine erythroleukaemia cell
Friend murine leukaemia virus
Friend spleen focus forming virus
Friendly Islands
Friesian (current term)
Frigid Zone
Fringilla coelebs
Fringilla montifringilla

Literary usage of Friesian

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Cyclopedia of American Agriculture: A Popular Survey of Agricultural by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1908)
"the milk of Holstein-Friesian cattle makes a very high grade of cheese, ... In 1879, the Dutch-Friesian Cattle Breeders' Association was formed in America ..."

2. Types and Breeds of Farm Animals by Charles Sumner Plumb (1920)
"CHAPTER XXXII THE HOLSTEIN-Friesian The native home of Holstein-Friesian cattle is in Holland, or, more correctly, the Netherlands. ..."

3. On Early English Pronunciation: With Special Reference to Shakespeare and by Alexander John Ellis, William Salesbury, Johann Andreas Schmeller, Francis James Child, Alexander Barclay, Johan Winkler (1874)
"Then, also in parallel columns, come the Friesian pronunciation taken from Mr. de Fries, with the variants of Mr. van de Meulen, who agreed with the former ..."

4. A Handbook for Farmers and Dairymen by Fritz Wilhelm Woll (1897)
"Advanced Registry Holstein- Friesian Association of America. This is our American representative of the Lowland race, native to the low, rich lands of ..."

5. The Journal of Heredity by American Genetic Association (1920)
"She is the result of a cross of the Holstein-Friesian sire, ... The characteristics of the Holstein-Friesian parent are seen in the rump, the size of body ..."

6. The Breeds of Live-stock by Carl Warren Gay (1916)
"The Holstein-Friesian Association of Canada was founded in 1891. The Holstein-Friesian Association of America was incorporated for the purpose of importing, ..."

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