The definition of cattle means a group of cows or other livestock.(noun)
The herd of cows in the field is an example of cattle.
See cattle in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME & Anglo-Fr catel (OFr chatel) < ML captale, property, stock < L capitalis, principal, chief < caput, head: orig. sense in var. chattel
See cattle in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English catel, property, livestock
Origin: , from Old North French
Origin: , from Old Provençal capdal
Origin: , from Medieval Latin capitāle, holdings, funds
Origin: , from neuter of Latin capitālis, principal, original
Origin: , from caput, head; see kaput- in Indo-European roots.
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