Aberdeen Angus

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Aberdeen and Angus, the counties in Scotland where the breed originated.

PronunciationEdit

  • (US) IPA(key): /ˌæb.ɚˈdin ˈæŋ.ɡəs/, /ˌæb.ɚˈdin ˈeɪŋ.ɡəs/

Proper nounEdit

Aberdeen Angus

  1. (usually capitalized) A breed of black hornless beef cattle originating in Scotland. [Mid 19th century.][1]
  2. (often capitalized) An animal of the Aberdeen Angus breed. [Mid 19th century.][1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 Lesley Brown (editor), The Shorter Oxford English Dictionary, 5th edition (Oxford University Press, 2003 [1933], ISBN 978-0-19-860575-7), page 3
Last modified on 10 February 2014, at 07:08