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A cow's udders

EtymologyEdit

From Middle English udder, uddyr (also as uther, iddyr), from Old English ūder (udder; breast), from Proto-Germanic *ūdarą, from Proto-Indo-European *h₁ówHdʰr̥ (udder).

Cognate with Saterland Frisian Jadder (udder), Dutch uier (udder), German Euter (udder), Swedish juver (udder), Icelandic júgur (udder), Vedic Sanskrit ऊधर् (ū́dhar), Ancient Greek οὖθαρ (oûthar), Latin ūber.

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NounEdit

udder (plural udders)

  1. An organ formed of the mammary glands of female quadruped mammals, particularly ruminants such as cattle, goats, sheep and deer.
  2. (slang, impolite) A woman's breast.

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EtymologyEdit

From Old English ūder, from Proto-Germanic *ūdarą, from Proto-Indo-European *h₁ówHdʰr̥.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈudər/, /ˈuðər/

NounEdit

udder (plural uddres)

  1. udder (mammary gland of an animal)
  2. (rare) The udder when served as food.

DescendantsEdit

  • English: udder
  • Scots: udder, uther, ether

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EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse oddr, from Proto-Germanic *uzdaz.

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udder m

  1. sharp point

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