calf-elephant

calf-elephant
['kaːf'elɪfənt]
n
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  • Elephant — Taxobox name = Elephant image width = 250px image caption = An African Bush Elephant near the border of the Serengeti and Ngorongoro Conservation Area in Tanzania. regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata subphylum = Vertebrata classis = Mammalia ordo …   Wikipedia

  • Calf — Calf, n.; pl. {Calves}. [OE. calf, kelf, AS. cealf; akin to D. kalf, G. kalb, Icel. k[=a]lfr, Sw. kalf, Dan. kalv, Goth. kalb[=o]; cf. Skr. garbha fetus, young, Gr. ?????, Skr grabh to seize, conceive, Ir. colpa, colpach, a calf. [root]222.] 1.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Calf's-foot jelly — Calf Calf, n.; pl. {Calves}. [OE. calf, kelf, AS. cealf; akin to D. kalf, G. kalb, Icel. k[=a]lfr, Sw. kalf, Dan. kalv, Goth. kalb[=o]; cf. Skr. garbha fetus, young, Gr. ?????, Skr grabh to seize, conceive, Ir. colpa, colpach, a calf. [root]222.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • calf — [ka:f US kæf] n plural calves [ka:vz US kævz] [Sense: 1; Date: 1300 1400; : Old Norse; Origin: kalfi] [Sense: 2 3; Origin: Old English cealf] 1.) the part of the back of your leg between your knee and your ↑ankle …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • calf — calf1 [kaf, käf] n. pl. calves or, esp. for 4, calfs [ME < OE cealf & ON kalfr < IE * geleb(h) < base * gel , to swell, form a ball (hence swelling, fetus, offspring) > CLUB, L globus] 1. a young cow or bull 2. the young of some other …   English World dictionary

  • calf — [ kæf ] (plural calves [ kævz ] ) noun count * 1. ) a young cow. Its meat is called veal. a ) a young animal such as a young elephant, WHALE, or GIRAFFE 2. ) the thick back part of your leg between your knee and your ANKLE …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Elephant intelligence — Elephants are among the world s most intelligent animals. With a mass just over 5kg, elephant brains are larger than those of any other land animal, and although the largest whales have body masses twentyfold those of a typical elephant, whale… …   Wikipedia

  • elephant — n. 1) a rogue ( wild ) elephant 2) elephants trumpet 3) a herd of elephants 4) a young elephant is a calf 5) a female elephant is a cow 6) a male elephant is a bull * * * [ elɪfənt] a female elephant is a cow a herd of elephants a male elephant… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • calf — calf1 calfless, adj. calflike, adj. /kaf, kahf/, n., pl. calves /kavz, kahvz/. 1. the young of the domestic cow or other bovine animal. 2. the young of certain other mammals, as the elephant, seal, and whale. 3. calfskin leather. 4. Informal. an… …   Universalium

  • calf — noun plural calves, (C) 1 the part of the back of your leg between your knee and your ankle 2 the baby of a cow, or of some other large animals such as the elephant 3 be in calf if a cow is in calf, it is going to have a baby see also: kill the… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • calf — I. /kaf / (say kahf) noun (plural calves) 1. the young of the cow or of other bovine mammals (in cattle usually under one year of age). 2. the young of certain other animals, as the elephant, seal, and whale. 3. calfskin leather. 4. Colloquial an …  


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