Share this entry
Chianina Line breaks: Chia|nina
Pronunciation: /ˌkɪəˈniːnə/

Definition of Chianina in English:


An animal of a very large white breed of cattle, kept for its lean meat.
Example sentences
  • Examples are the French Charolais, Limousin, Simmental, and Blonde d' Aquitaine, the Italian Chianina, and the Belgian Blue.
  • It's no surprise that beef features prominently in Tuscany, considering that it's home to the Chiana Valley (near the center of Italy), home of the Chianina steer.
  • When they compared cows by breed of sire, the ranking order was Maine Anjou, Chianina, Brahman, and Simmental.


From Italian.

Definition of Chianina in:
Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources