Highland cattle

/haɪlənd ˈkætl/ (say huyluhnd 'katl)

noun (used with a plural verb)
cattle of a breed characterised by a shaggy golden-brown coat and large curving horns; the oldest registered cattle breed in the world, imported from Scotland into Australia from the 1840s.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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