udder

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EtymologyEdit

From Middle English uddyr, from Old English ūder ‎(udder; breast), from Proto-Germanic *ūdarą, from Proto-Indo-European *h₁ewHdʰr̥-, *h₁owHdʰr̥-, *h₁uHdʰr̥- ‎(udder).

Cognates include Saterland Frisian Jadder ‎(udder), Dutch uier ‎(udder), German Euter ‎(udder), Swedish juver ‎(udder), Icelandic júgur ‎(udder), 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) A woman's breast.

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