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]

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References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 “Aberdeen Angus” in Lesley Brown, editor-in-chief; William R. Trumble and Angus Stevenson, editors, The Shorter Oxford English Dictionary on Historical Principles, 5th edition, Oxford; New York, N.Y.: Oxford University Press, 2002, ISBN 978-0-19-860457-0, page 3.