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calf

1
1. the young of cattle, esp domestic cattle
2. the young of certain other mammals, such as the buffalo, elephant, giraffe, and whale
3. a large piece of floating ice detached from an iceberg, etc.

calf

2
the thick fleshy part of the back of the leg between the ankle and the knee

calf

[kaf]
(oceanography)
(vertebrate zoology)
The young of the domestic cow, elephant, rhinoceros, hippopotamus, moose, whale, and others.
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