udder

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From Old English ūder. Ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *h₁ewHdʰr̥-, *h₁owHdʰr̥-, *h₁uHdʰr̥- ‎(udder). Cognates include Sanskrit ऊधर् ‎(ū́dhar), Ancient Greek οὖθαρ ‎(oûthar), Latin ūber.

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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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