a baglike mammary organ containing two or more glands, each with a separate teat, as in cows
Origin of udderMiddle English uddre ; from Old English (rare) udr, akin to German euter ; from Indo-European base an unverified form ūdh-, udder from source Sanskrit ūdhar, Classical Latin uber, udder
A baglike organ containing the mammary glands, characteristic of certain female mammals, such as cows, sheep, and goats.
Origin of udderMiddle English, from Old English ūder; see eu&schwa;-dh-&rlowring; in Indo-European roots.
- Part of domestic milk-giving animal that expresses milk, especially cow. Also goat, sheep, yak. See mammary gland.