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Meaning of HEIFER

Pronunciation:  'hefur

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  young cow
 

HEIFER is a 6 letter word that starts with H.

 

 See Also: cow, moo-cow

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Heif"er\, n. [OE. hayfare, AS. he['a]hfore, he['a]fore;
the second part of this word seems akin to AS. fearr bull,
ox; akin to OHG. farro, G. farre, D. vaars, heifer, G.
f["a]rse, and perh. to Gr. ?, ?, calf, heifer.] (Zo["o]l.)
A young cow.

 
Easton Bible Dictionary
 
 Definition: 

Heb. 'eglah, (Deut. 21:4, 6; Jer. 46:20). Untrained to the yoke (Hos. 10:11); giving milk (Isa. 7:21); ploughing (Judg. 14:18); treading out grain (Jer. 50:11); unsubdued to the yoke an emblem of Judah (Isa. 15:5; Jer. 48:34).

Heb. parah (Gen. 41:2; Num. 19:2). Bearing the yoke (Hos. 4:16); "heifers of Bashan" (Amos 4:1), metaphorical for the voluptuous females of Samaria. The ordinance of sacrifice of the "red heifer" described in Num. 19:1-10; comp. Heb. 9:13.

 
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