Definition of dehorn in English:

dehorn

Line breaks: de¦horn
Pronunciation: /diːˈhɔːn
 
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verb

[with object]
Remove the horns from (an animal): you can learn how to dehorn a bull calf
More example sentences
  • Most milk and beef producers dehorn their cattle at a young age to prevent the animals from injuring each other.
  • The distressful effects of dehorning your cattle can be avoided by using Angus.
  • A year later, 140 black rhinos out of 305 remaining in the country, and 123 white rhinos out of 198 remaining, had been dehorned.

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