Charolais

Charolais

[shar-uh-ley]
noun
one of a breed of large white or cream-colored beef cattle, originally of France, often used in crossbreeding.
Also, Charolaise [shar-uh-leyz] .


Origin:
1890–95; < French charolais (masculine), charolaise (feminine) literally, pertaining to the town of Charolles (Saône-et-Loire) and le Charolais its environs

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Charolais (ˈʃærəˌleɪ)
 
n
a breed of large white beef cattle that originated in France
 
[C19: from French: named after Monts du Charollais, E France]

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