There are 2 entries that translate calf into Spanish:

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calf 1

American English: /kæf/
British English: /kɑːf/

noun plural calves

  • 1 (Zoology) (young cow, bull) to be in or with calf
    estar preñada
    to kill the fatted calf [literary]
    celebrar una gran fiesta de bienvenida
    Example sentences
    • In all 12 heifers and 12 bull calves have qualified for the final.
    • On display will be the cream of the 2003 bull and heifer calves that have qualified at various regional shows throughout the summer.
    • Dairy bull calves reared for beef through a pioneering fattening scheme are achieving gross margin returns of £199 a head for Pembrokeshire farmers.
  • 2 uncountable (leather)
    piel (feminine) de becerro
    cuero (masculine) de becerro
    becerro (masculine)
    Example sentences
    • The calf and suede styles feature resin hardware.
    • Made from moose leather with rawhide bindings crisscrossing around the calf they looked like something Shackleton would have improvised adrift on the ice-floes.
  • 3 (Zoology) (young whale)
    (young elephant, seal, buffalo etc) cría (feminine) (de elefante, foca, búfalo etc)
    Example sentences
    • The transients ambush them - they have a taste for the gray whale calves' high-energy blubber and protein-rich tongues.
    • Whale calves also surface in the ring of open water, right next to their mothers.
    • The whale calf is thought to have become separated from its mother in the lower Thames, where the sighting of another, larger bottlenose whale was reported.
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calf 2

American English: /kæf/
British English: /kɑːf/

noun plural calves

  • (Anatomy)
    Example sentences
    • It cuts the leg below the calf, and all muscle bellies except those of gastrocnemius are present.
    • The devotees were also treated for their excruciating pain in their shoulders, neck, back, thighs, knees, calves, ankle and foot.
    • Using this technique, the surgeon makes an incision in the back of the knee and retracts the calf muscle.
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