Aberdeen Angus

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Aberdeen and Angus, the counties in Scotland where the breed originated.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (US) IPA(key): /ˌæb.ɚˈdin ˈæŋ.ɡəs/, /ˌæb.ɚˈdin ˈeɪŋ.ɡəs/

Proper noun[edit]

Aberdeen Angus

  1. (usually capitalized) A breed of black hornless beef cattle originating in Scotland. [Mid 19th century.][1]
  2. (often capitalized) An animal of the Aberdeen Angus breed. [Mid 19th century.][1]

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Lesley Brown (editor), The Shorter Oxford English Dictionary, 5th edition (Oxford University Press, 2003 [1933], ISBN 978-0-19-860575-7), page 3