- Friesian ► NOUN Brit. ▪ an animal of a black-and-white breed of dairy cattle originally from Friesland in the Netherlands.
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Friesian — [frē′zhən] n., adj. FRISIAN … English World dictionary
Friesian — / Frisian Friesian is a breed of cattle; Frisian is the name of a north Germanic language and of a chain of islands lying off, and politically divided between, the Netherlands, Denmark, and Germany. Friesian cattle in the United States are… … Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors
Friesian — UK [ˈfriːʒ(ə)n] / US [ˈfrɪʒ(ə)n] noun [countable] Word forms Friesian : singular Friesian plural Friesians British a type of black and white cow that produces a lot of milk … English dictionary
Friesian — noun Etymology: variant of Frisian Date: 1923 chiefly British Holstein … New Collegiate Dictionary
Friesian — /free zheuhn/, adj., n. 1. Frisian. 2. Chiefly Brit. Holstein (def. 1). * * * … Universalium
Friesian — noun /ˈfriːʒən/ a) A black and white dairy cow b) A black breed of horse Syn: Holstein … Wiktionary
Friesian — Frie|si|an [ˈfri:ziən US ʒən] n especially BrE a type of cow that is black and white … Dictionary of contemporary English
Friesian — Frie|sian [ friʒn ] noun count a type of black and white cow that produces a lot of milk … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English
Friesian — FrieÂ·siÂ·an || friËzjÉ™n adj. of Friesland, pertaining to Friesland (region in the northern Netherlands) n. resident of Friesland, native of Friesland (region in the northern Netherlands) … English contemporary dictionary
Friesian — [ fri:ʒ(ə)n] noun Brit. an animal of a black and white breed of dairy cattle originally from Friesland in the Netherlands … English new terms dictionary