Definition of Longhorn

1. Noun. Long-horned beef cattle formerly common in southwestern United States.

Exact synonyms: Texas Longhorn
Generic synonyms: Beef, Beef Cattle



Definition of Longhorn

1. n. A long-horned animal, as a cow, goat, or beetle. See Long- horned.

Definition of Longhorn

1. Noun. A breed of beef cattle, having long horns, bred in Texas and other parts of southwest United States. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Longhorn

1. one of a breed of long-horned cattle [n -S]

Medical Definition of Longhorn

1. A long-horned animal, as a cow, goat, or beetle. See Long-horned. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Longhorn

longfin
longfin mako
longfins
longhair
longhaired
longhairs
longhand
longhands
longhauling
longhead
longheaded
longheaded thimbleweed
longheadedness
longheads
longheld
longhorn (current term)
longhorn beetle
longhorn beetles
longhorns
longhouse
longhouses
longicorn
longicorn beetle
longicornia
longicorns
longies
longilateral
longiloquence
longiloquent
longimanous

Literary usage of Longhorn

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1. Cowboy Songs and Other Frontier Ballads by John Avery Lomax (1918)
"I always work for wages, my pay I get in gold; I am bound to follow the longhorn steer until I am too old. Ci yi yip yip yip pe ya. ..."

2. Songs of the Cowboys by Nathan Howard Thorp (1921)
"THE LAST longhorn I have been unable to trace the authorship of this song. Have heard it sung in many places and also recited. An ancient long-horned bovine ..."

3. English Reports in Law and Equity: Containing Reports of Cases in the House by Edmund Hatch Bennett, Chauncey Smith, Great Britain Parliament. House of Lords, Great Britain Courts (1855)
"longhorn. recited) that the lunatic had lands and tenements in that and other townships, and that Edward longhorn of Old Hutton in the said county, ..."

4. Songs of the Cowboys by Nathan Howard Thorp (1921)
"THE LAST longhorn I have been unable to trace the authorship of this song. Have heard it sung in many places and also recited. An ancient long-horned bovine ..."

5. Agriculture by William Penn Brooks (1911)
"longhorn cattle — This breed of cattle was at one time prominent in England, but at the present time it is not of much importance in that country and is ..."

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