Cud definitions

kŭd
Food regurgitated from the first stomach to the mouth of a ruminant and chewed again.
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Something held in the mouth and chewed, such as a plug of tobacco.
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A mouthful of previously swallowed food regurgitated from the first two chambers of the stomach of cattle and other ruminants back to the mouth, where it is chewed slowly a second time.
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Food regurgitated from the first stomach to the mouth of a ruminant and chewed again.
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Food that has been partly digested and brought up from the first stomach to the mouth again for further chewing by ruminants, such as cattle and sheep.
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The portion of food which is brought back into the mouth by ruminating animals from their first stomach, to be chewed a second time.
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Origin of cud

From Old English cudu, earlier cwidu, of Proto-Indo-European origin. Cognate with German Kitt and Sanskrit जतु (jatu, “lac, gum”).