cud

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From Old English cudu, earlier cwidu, of Proto-Indo-European origin. Cognate with German Kitt and Sanskrit जतु (jatu, lac, gum).

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cud (countable and uncountable, plural cuds)

  1. The portion of food which is brought back into the mouth by ruminating animals from their first stomach, to be chewed a second time.

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Polish[edit]

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First attested from 16th c. From Old Polish czud, czudo < Proto-Slavic *čudo < Proto-Indo-European *(s)kēu̯d-es, *(s)kēu̯d-os. Cognates include Ancient Greek κῦδος (kȳdos, glory).

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cud m

  1. miracle

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