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Re: Flesh Eating Names

From:Jim Henry <jimhenry1973@...>
Date:Monday, October 13, 2008, 19:01
On Mon, Oct 13, 2008 at 2:42 PM, Mark J. Reed <markjreed@...> wrote:
> On an only-vaguely-related note, what's the sex-neutral term in > English for a "bull"/"cow"/bovine thingy? I read somewhere once that > "ox" used to fill that role before being co-opted to refer to a > different subcategory of the same species. What's the singular of > "cattle"?
Nothing convenient, as far as I know. Maybe "head of cattle". -- Jim Henry