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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Udder  \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. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  udder 
  n  :  mammary  gland  of  bovids  (cows  and  sheep  and  goats)  [syn:  {bag}] 




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