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Definition of "cud" []

  • Food regurgitated from the first stomach to the mouth of a ruminant and chewed again. (noun)
  • Something held in the mouth and chewed, such as a quid of tobacco. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "cud" in a sentence
  • "O, da karnij..cud lectocyoot sum inosint maus, or cud put eye aut!"
  • "Camels chew their cuds (a cud is what they bring up from the reticulum portion of their 4-chambered stomach to chew again), but they have 2 toes."
  • "For six hours, the crew's members tackled tall grass and thorny blackberry plants and toiled without a break other than to chew their cud, that is."