cattle

ˈkætl сущ.
1) крупный рогатый скот to breed;
raise cattle амер., rear cattle брит. ≈ разводить крупный рогатый скот to drive cattle ≈ гнать скот to round up cattle ≈ сгонять скот (куда-л.) to graze cattle ≈ пасти скот to brand cattle ≈ ставить клеймо на животных, клеймить животных dairy cattleмолочный скот twenty head of cattle ≈ двадцать голов рогатого скота a herd of cattle ≈ стадо коров Young cattle are calves. ≈ Молодые коровы называются телята. Female cattle are cows. ≈ Женские особи называются коровы. Male cattles are bulls. ≈ Мужские особи называются быки.
2) презр. быдло, скоты крупный рогатый скот;
коровы и быки;
- ten thousand * десять тысяч голов рогатого скота;
- ten head of * десять голов рогатого скота;
- small * мелкий рогатый скот;
- pedigree * племенной рогатый скот;
- * stock поголовье скота;
- * management уход за скотом, содержание скота;
- * house коровник;
- * shed навес для скота, крытый скотный двор;
- * dealer торговец скотом;
- * farm животноводческая ферма, животноводческое хозяйство;
- * farmer скотовод, владелец животноводческой фермы (редкое) мелкий рогатый скот;
лошади, овцы, свиньи скоты, гады;
сволочь, дрянь (о людях) паразиты;
гады (о насекомых, змеях) (библеизм) скоты;
- * and creeping thing and beast of the earth скоты и гады и звери земные (морское) живой груз cattle крупный рогатый скот ~ презр. скоты (о людях) granger's ~ мясо-молочный скот store ~ скот, предназначенный для откорма

Большой англо-русский и русско-английский словарь. 2001.

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  • cattle — mid 13c., from Anglo Fr. catel property (O.N.Fr. catel, O.Fr. chatel), from M.L. capitale property, stock, neuter of Latin adj. capitalis principal, chief, from caput head (gen. capitis; see HEAD (Cf. head)). Cf. sense development of FEE …   Etymology dictionary

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  • CATTLE — The domestication of cattle began in prehistoric times. Ancient Sumerian inscriptions refer to the raising of cattle, and from the third millennium B.C.E. they are depicted in Egyptian, Assyrian, and Babylonian drawings as used for plowing (see… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

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