Definition of Aberdeen Angus in English:

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Aberdeen Angus

Pronunciation: /abədiːnˈaŋɡəs/


An animal of a Scottish breed of hornless black beef cattle.
Example sentences
  • The test identifies whether meat is pure Aberdeen Angus, from an animal sired by an Aberdeen Angus bull, or another breed.
  • Two bulls and one heifer, of an Aberdeen Angus cross breed, were delivered this week.
  • The founder of the distillery, contracted to sell, to a banker, an Aberdeen Angus cow whom both parties believed to be infertile.


Mid 19th century: from Aberdeenshire and Angus1, where the breed originated.

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