farrow

farrow
I. n.
Litter of pigs.
II. v. a., v. n.
Bring forth, bear (said only of swine).
III. a.
Gone without calving (said only of cows).

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Synonyms:
, , (said only of swine), (said only of cows)


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  • Farrow —   [ færəʊ], Mia, eigentlich Maria de Lourdes Villiers Farrow [ lurd vil je ], amerikanische Filmschauspielerin, * Los Angeles (Calif.) 9. 2. 1945; Schauspielertochter, die 1963 bei Off Broadway Theatern und 1964 bei Film und Fernsehen begann,… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Farrow — Far row (f[a^]r r[ o]), n. [AS. fearh a little pig; a akin to OHG. farh, farah, pig, dim. farheli little pig, G. fercel, D. varken pig, Lith. parszas OIr. orc, L. porcus, Gr. po rkos. Cf. {Pork}.] A litter of pigs. Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Farrow — Far row, v. t. & i. [imp. & p. p. {Farrowed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Farrowing}.] To bring forth (young); said only of swine. Tusser. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Farrow — Farrow, Mia …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • farrow — (n.) O.E. fearh young pig, from P.Gmc. *farkhaz young pig (Cf. M.L.G. ferken, Du. varken, both diminutives, O.H.G. farh, Ger. Ferkel), from PIE *porkos (see PORK (Cf. pork)). Sense of a litter of pigs first recorded 1570s. As a verb, early 13c …   Etymology dictionary

  • farrow — ► NOUN ▪ a litter of pigs. ► VERB ▪ (of a sow) give birth to (piglets). ORIGIN Old English, «young pig» …   English terms dictionary

  • farrow — farrow1 [far′ō] n. [altered (after v.) < OE fearh, young pig < IE * pork̑os, pig (< base * perk̑ , to root up, dig) > L porcus, PORK, MIr orc] 1. Obs. a young pig 2. a litter of pigs vt., vi. [ME farwen] to give birth to (a litt …   English World dictionary

  • farrow — far·row far (.)ō, ə( w) vt to give birth to (a farrow) vi of swine to bring forth young often used with down farrow n 1) a litter of pigs 2) an act of farrowing farrow adj …   Medical dictionary

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