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Webster 1913 Edition


Udder

Ud′der

,
Noun.
[OE.
uddir
, AS.
ūder
; akin to D.
uijer
, G.
euter
, OHG.
ūtar
,
ūtiro
, Icel.
jūgr
, Sw.
jufver
,
jur
, Dan.
yver
, L.
uber
, Gr.
οὗθαρ
, Skr.
ūdhar
. √216. Cf.
Exuberant
.]
1.
(Anat.)
The glandular organ in which milk is secreted and stored; – popularly called the
bag
in cows and other quadrupeds. See
Mamma
.
A lioness, with
udders
all drawn dry.
Shakespeare
2.
One of the breasts of a woman.
[R.]
Yon Juno of majestic size,
With cowlike
udders
, and with oxlike eyes.
Pope.

Webster 1828 Edition


Udder

UD'DER

,
Noun.
[Gr.]
The breast of a female; but the word is applied chiefly or wholly to the glandular organ of female breasts, in which the milk is secreted and retained for the nourishment of their young, commonly called the bag, in cows and other quadrupeds.

Definition 2021


udder

udder

English

Noun

udder (plural udders)

  1. An organ formed of the mammary glands of female quadruped mammals, particularly ruminants such as cattle, goats, sheep and deer.
  2. (slang) A woman's breast.

Translations


Old Swedish

Alternative forms

Etymology

From Old Norse oddr, from Proto-Germanic *uzdaz.

Noun

udder m

  1. sharp point

Declension

Descendants