udder

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle English uddyr, from Old English ūder(udder; breast), from Proto-Germanic *ūdarą, from Proto-Indo-European *h₁ewHdʰr̥-, *h₁owHdʰr̥-, *h₁uHdʰr̥-(udder).

Cognates include Saterland Frisian Jadder(udder), Dutch uier(udder), German Euter(udder), Swedish juver(udder), Icelandic júgur(udder), Sanskrit ऊधर्(ū́dhar), Ancient Greek οὖθαρ(oûthar), Latin ūber.

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Noun[edit]

udder (plural udders)

  1. An organ formed of the mammary glands of female quadruped mammals, particularly ruminants such as cattle, goats, sheep and deer.
  2. (slang) A woman's breast.

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse oddr, from Proto-Germanic *uzdaz.

Noun[edit]

udder m

  1. sharp point

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