Definition of hummel in English:

hummel

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Pronunciation: /ˈhʌm(ə)l
 
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Scottish & Northern English

adjective

  • (Of a cow or stag) lacking horns or antlers: highly rated black hummel cattle

noun

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  • A stag which has failed to grow antlers, typically as a result of malnutrition when young.

Origin

late 15th century (describing grain in the sense 'without an awn'): related to Low German hummel, hommel 'hornless animal'.

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