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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 heif·er /ˈhɛfɚ/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Heif·er n.  Zool. A young cow.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : young cow

From: Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary

    Heb. 'eglah, (Deut. 21:4, 6; Jer. 46:20). Untrained to the yoke
    (Hos. 10:11); giving milk (Isa. 7:21); ploughing (Judg. 14:18);
    treading out grain (Jer. 50:11); unsubdued to the yoke an emblem
    of Judah (Isa. 15:5; Jer. 48:34).
      Heb. parah (Gen. 41:2; Num. 19:2). Bearing the yoke (Hos.
    4:16); "heifers of Bashan" (Amos 4:1), metaphorical for the
    voluptuous females of Samaria. The ordinance of sacrifice of the
    "red heifer" described in Num. 19:1-10; comp. Heb. 9:13.