AskDefine | Define udder

Dictionary Definition

udder n : mammary gland of bovids (cows and sheep and goats) [syn: bag]

User Contributed Dictionary




  1. Part of domestic milk-giving animal that expresses milk, especially cow. Also goat, sheep, yak. See mammary gland.


part of domestic milk-giving animal that expresses milk

Extensive Definition

An udder is the mammary organ of female cattle and some other mammals, including goats and sheep. Udder care and hygiene in cows is important in milking, aiding uninterrupted and untainted milk production, and preventing mastitis.

See also

udder in Bosnian: Vime
udder in Danish: Yver
udder in German: Euter
udder in Spanish: Ubre
udder in Icelandic: Júgur
udder in Dutch: Uier
udder in Dutch Low Saxon: Geer
udder in Norwegian: Jur
udder in Norwegian Nynorsk: Jur
udder in Finnish: Utare
udder in Swedish: Juver

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