noun[mass noun, often as modifier]
1Any of several breeds of Japanese cattle producing tender, marbled beef that typically contains a high percentage of saturated fat.
- In terms of breeds, the European breed types consistently outperformed the Wagyu breeds.
- However, dainty Wagyu cows don't look like beer drinkers.
- This in order to comply with the strict Japanese regulations concerning Wagyu (japanese cows).
Japanese, from wa 'Japanese' + gyu 'cattle, beef'.
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