Definition of vealer in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈviːlə/


Australian /NZ
A calf less than a year old which has been fattened for slaughter: vealers were sold at the time when the price received per kilogram was lowest
More example sentences
  • Livestock records in Victoria continue to tumble, with a vealer selling for 239.2 cents a kilo at a trade sale in Pakenham yesterday.
  • A 450-kilo heavy vealer steer - more precisely a Limousin cross steer - sold for 251 cents a kilo, or $1,200 in total.
  • I produced weaners, vealers, steers, fat cows, stud bulls, fine wool and prime lambs.


1930s: from veal + -er1.

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