|1.||the mature female of any species of cattle, esp domesticated cattle|
|2.||the mature female of various other mammals, such as the elephant, whale, and seal|
|3.||(not in technical use) any domestic species of cattle|
|4.||informal a disagreeable woman|
|5.||slang (Austral), (NZ) something objectionable (esp in the phrase a fair cow)|
|6.||informal till the cows come home for a very long time; effectively for ever|
|[Old English cū; related to Old Norse kӯr, Old High German kuo, Latin bōs, Greek boūs, Sanskrit gāŭs]|
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A cow and her calf were not to be killed on the same day (Lev. 22:28; Ex. 23:19; Deut. 22:6, 7). The reason for this enactment is not given. A state of great poverty is described in the words of Isa. 7:21-25, where, instead of possessing great resources, a man shall depend for the subsistence of himself and his family on what a single cow and two sheep could yield.
(Heb. sing. parah, i.e., "fruitful"), mentioned in Pharaoh's dream (Gen. 41: 18). Here the word denotes "buffaloes," which fed on the reeds and sedge by the river's brink.