AskDefine | Define bullock

Dictionary Definition

bullock

Noun

1 young bull
2 castrated bull [syn: steer]

User Contributed Dictionary

see Bullock

English

Etymology

bulluc, corresponding to bull + -ock.

Pronunciation

/ˈbʊlək/

Noun

  1. A young bull.
  2. A castrated bull; an ox.

Derived terms

Translations

(archaic) a young bull
a castrated bull; an ox
  • Russian: вол

Extensive Definition

A Bullock is a castrated bull, also known as a steer. They are castrated in order that the animal may be more docile or may put on weight more quickly.

People with the surname Bullock

See also

surname nocat
bullock in German: Bullock
bullock in French: Bullock
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