noun (plural same)
One of a breed of large white beef cattle.
- Other Cattle Breeds on show include Herefords, Simmentals, Charolais, Aberdeen Angus, Blonde D' Aquitaine, and Limousin.
- The Charolais and Simmental cattle on sale on Tuesday were of good quality.
- The Charolais breed of cattle since their introduction to Ireland in 1964 have made a huge impact on the livestock in this country.
Late 19th century: named after the Monts du Charollais, hills in eastern France where the breed originated.
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