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Meaning of UDDER

Pronunciation:  'udur

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  mammary gland of bovids (cows and sheep and goats)

UDDER is a 5 letter word that starts with U.


 Synonyms: bag
 See Also: cow, ewe, mamma, mammary gland, moo-cow, nanny, nanny-goat, she-goat



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Ud"der\, n. [OE. uddir, AS. [=u]der; akin to D. uijer, G.
euter, OHG. [=u]tar, [=u]tiro, Icel. j[=u]gr, Sw. jufver,
jur, Dan. yver, L. uber, Gr. o"y^qar, Skr. [=u]dhar.
[root]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. --Shak.

2. One of the breasts of a woman. [R.]

         Yon Juno of majestic size, With cowlike udders, and
         with oxlike eyes.                     --Pope.