Origin of cudMiddle 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
chew the cud
- 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 plug of tobacco.
Origin of cudMiddle English, from Old English cudu.
(countable and uncountable, plural cuds)