Definition of Lincoln red in English:

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Lincoln red

Entry from British & World English dictionary

noun

An animal of a breed of red shorthorn cattle, producing both meat and milk.
Example sentences
  • The Lincoln Red was developed from the Holderness branch of Shorthorn cattle to thrive on the cold marshes of Lincolnshire, and originally was known as the Lincolnshire Red Shorthorn.
  • The Lincoln Red is an excellent converter of roughage into meat and, before they declined in popularity, the breed was exported to many countries.

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