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Noun: calf (calves)  kãf
  1. Young of domestic cattle
     
  2. The muscular back part of the shank
    - sura
     
  3. Fine leather from the skin of a calf
    - calfskin
     
  4. Young of various large placental mammals e.g. whale, giraffe, elephant or buffalo
     
  5. A chunk of ice broken off from a larger glacier, iceberg, ice shelf, etc.

Derived forms: calves

Type of: leather, skeletal muscle, striated muscle, young mammal

Part of: Bos taurus, cattle, cows, kine [archaic], oxen, shank

Encyclopedia: Calf