Meaning of calf

calf

Pronunciation: (kaf, käf), [key]
— pl. calves
  1. the young of the domestic cow or other bovine animal.
  2. the young of certain other mammals, as the elephant, seal, and whale.
  3. calfskin leather.
  4. an awkward, silly boy or man.
  5. a mass of ice detached from a glacier, iceberg, or floe.
  6. (of a cow or other animal having calves) pregnant.
  7. to prepare an elaborate feast in welcome or celebration.

calf

Pronunciation: (kaf, käf), [key]
— pl. calves
  1. the fleshy part of the back of the human leg below the knee.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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