Definition of Chianina in English:


Syllabification: Chi·a·ni·na
Pronunciation: /ˌkēəˈnēnə


  • An animal of a large white breed of cattle, raised for its lean meat.
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    • Examples are the French Charolais, Limousin, Simmental, and Blonde d' Aquitaine, the Italian Chianina, and the Belgian Blue.
    • It's no surprise that beef features prominently in Tuscany, considering that it's home to the Chiana Valley (near the center of Italy), home of the Chianina steer.
    • When they compared cows by breed of sire, the ranking order was Maine Anjou, Chianina, Brahman, and Simmental.


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