HyperDic: calf

English > 4 senses of the word calf:
NOUNanimalcalfyoung of domestic cattle
bodycalf, surathe muscular back part of the shank
substancecalf, calfskinfine leather from the skin of a calf
animalcalfyoung of various large placental mammals e.g. whale or giraffe or elephant or buffalo / buffalo
calf > pronunciation
Soundskae'f
Rhymesallograph ... telegraph: 34 rhymes with aef...
English > calf: 4 senses > noun 1, animal
Meaningyoung of domestic cattle.
Member ofcattle, cows, kine, oxen, Bos taurusdomesticated bovine animals as a group regardless of sex or age
Partsveal, veaumeat from a calf
Narrowerdogie, dogy, leppymotherless calf in a range herd of cattle
maverickAn unbranded range animal (especially a stray calf)
Broaderyoung mammalAny immature mammal
Spanishbecerro, ternero
Catalanjònec, vedell
English > calf: 4 senses > noun 2, body
MeaningThe muscular back part of the shank.
Synonymsura
Part ofshankThe part of the human leg between the knee and the ankle
PartsAchilles tendon, tendon of AchillesA large tendon that runs from the heel to the calf
gastrocnemius, gastrocnemius muscleThe muscle in the back part of the leg that forms the greater part of the calf
soleus, soleus muscleA broad flat muscle in the calf of the leg under the gastrocnemius muscle
Narrowermid-calfThe middle of the calf
Broaderskeletal muscle, striated muscleA muscle that is connected at either or both ends to a bone and so move parts of the skeleton
Spanishsura
English > calf: 4 senses > noun 3, substance
Meaningfine leather from the skin of a calf.
Synonymcalfskin
Narrowerbox calfblack calfskin leather tanned with chromium salts
BroaderleatherAn animal skin made smooth and flexible by removing the hair and then tanning
Spanishbecerrillo, piel de becerro
Catalanpell de vedell
English > calf: 4 senses > noun 4, animal
Meaningyoung of various large placental mammals e.g. whale or giraffe or elephant or buffalo / buffalo.
Broaderyoung mammalAny immature mammal
Spanishcachorro, novillo
Catalancadell, cria

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