There are 2 main definitions of vealer in English:

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vealer 1

Pronunciation: /ˈviːlə/

Entry from British & World English dictionary

noun

Australian /NZ
A calf less than a year old which has been fattened for slaughter: vealers were sold at the time when the price received per kilogram was lowest
More example sentences
  • Livestock records in Victoria continue to tumble, with a vealer selling for 239.2 cents a kilo at a trade sale in Pakenham yesterday.
  • A 450-kilo heavy vealer steer - more precisely a Limousin cross steer - sold for 251 cents a kilo, or $1,200 in total.
  • I produced weaners, vealers, steers, fat cows, stud bulls, fine wool and prime lambs.

Origin

1930s: from veal + -er1.

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Line breaks: veal¦er

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There are 2 main definitions of vealer in English:

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vealer 2

Pronunciation: /ˈvēlər/

noun

A calf raised to become veal.
Example sentences
  • The average price for heavy vealers at the sale ranged from 195 to 220 cents a kilo.
  • Livestock records in Victoria continue to tumble, with a vealer selling for 239.2 cents a kilo at a trade sale in Pakenham yesterday.
  • A true vealer is still suckling on its mother, and ranges in weight from 240 to 350 kg.

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Syllabification: veal·er

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