cud definition by Webster's New World
Origin: Middle English ; from Old English cudu, cwudu, ball of cud, literally , what is rounded ; from Indo-European base an unverified form gwet-, resin, gum from source German kitt, cement, glue
cud definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- Food regurgitated from the first stomach to the mouth of a ruminant and chewed again.
- Something held in the mouth and chewed, such as a quid of tobacco.
Origin: Middle English, from Old English cudu.
cud - Phrases/Idioms
chew the cud
cud - Science Definition