Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Any of a Swiss breed of large muscular cattle, having a reddish body and a white face and raised for meat and milk.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

After Simmental, a valley of the Simme River in southwest-central Switzerland.

Examples

  • The odd occurrence happened when farmer Vic Phillips, 27, mated his Aberdeen Angus bull Eric with a Simmental heifer, called Jemima.

    Cow Gives Birth To Twins Of Different Breeds | Impact Lab

  • Ernie came out a fawn colour and is the same breed as his mother a Simmental while Emily is darker shade of black and brown is apparently an Aberdeen Angus.

    Cow Gives Birth To Twins Of Different Breeds | Impact Lab

  • Simmental prize bull, the German Embassy said on Monday.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Doesn't have to be a Simmental, because the characteristics of the future animal are in the ovum, not in the substitute mother.

    Centennial

  • But the big difference will be that the Simmental has never been bred to look good in hotel lobbies.

    Centennial

  • Each rabbit is impregnated with two ova, and they go into the mother cow, so that time after time what you get is not one Simmental but twins.

    Centennial

  • And the best Simmental will improve it eighteen percent.

    Centennial

  • We take female rabbits ready to conceive and place in their uterus the inseminated Simmental ova, which grow there just as well as they would in the uterus of a cow.

    Centennial

  • But the beast I like-and I've put my money where my mouth is-is the Simmental, that big reddish animal from the Simme Valley in Switzerland.

    Centennial

  • They identify the finest Simmental cow in the world.

    Centennial

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