Definition of Highland cattle in English:

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Highland cattle

plural noun

Animals of a shaggy-haired breed of cattle with long, curved, widely spaced horns.
Example sentences
  • Animals with heavy coats, such as Highland cattle and Galloways, were the most prone to problems.
  • But it is on the vast areas of poor mountain land with high annual rainfall and bitter winds that Highland cattle thrive where no other cattle could exist.
  • Glasgow City Council's stock of 113 Highland cattle means public access to the park has been restricted, and treks round the estate have been halted.

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Syllabification: High·land cat·tle

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