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Cow vs. Pig

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Main Difference

The main difference between Cow and Pig is that the Cow is a domesticated form of Aurochs and Pig is a genus of mammals.

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  • Cow (noun)

    An adult female of the species Bos taurus that has calved.

  • Cow (noun)

    Any member of the species Bos taurus regardless of calves.

  • Cow (noun)

    Beef: the meat of cattle as food.

  • Cow (noun)

    Any bovines or bovids generally, including yaks, buffalo, etc.

  • Cow (noun)

    A female member of other large species of mammal, including the bovines, moose, whales, seals, hippos, rhinos, manatees, and elephants.

  • Cow (noun)

    A woman considered unpleasant in some way, particularly one considered nasty, stupid, fat, lazy, or difficult.

  • Cow (noun)

    A chock: a wedge or brake used to stop a machine or car.

  • Cow (verb)

    To intimidate; to daunt the spirits or courage of.

    "Con artists are not cowed by the law."

  • Pig (noun)

    Any of several intelligent domesticated animal Sus scrofa.

    "The man kept a pen with two pigs that he fed from carrots to cabbage."

  • Pig (noun)

    A young swine, a piglet contrasted with a hog, an adult swine.

  • Pig (noun)

    The edible meat of such an animal; pork.

    "Some religions prohibit their adherents from eating pig."

  • Pig (noun)

    Someone who overeats or eats rapidly and noisily.

    "You gluttonous pig! Now that you've eaten all the cupcakes, there will be none for the party!"

  • Pig (noun)

    A lecherous or sexist man.

    "She considered him a pig as he invariably stared at her bosom when they talked."

  • Pig (noun)

    A dirty or slovenly person.

    "He was a pig and his apartment a pigpen; take-away containers and pizza boxes in a long, moldy stream lined his counter tops."

  • Pig (noun)

    A police officer. From ante 1785.

    "The protester shouted, “Don't give in to the pigs!” as he was arrested."

  • Pig (noun)

    A difficult problem.

    "Hrm... this one's a real pig: I've been banging my head against the wall over it for hours!"

  • Pig (noun)

    A block of cast metal.

    "The conveyor carried the pigs from the smelter to the freight cars."

    "After the ill-advised trade, the investor was stuck with worthless options for 10,000 tons of iron pig."

  • Pig (noun)

    The mold in which a block of metal is cast.

    "The pig was cracked, and molten metal was oozing from the side."

  • Pig (noun)

    A device for cleaning or inspecting the inside of an oil or gas pipeline, or for separating different substances within the pipeline. Named for the pig-like squealing noise made by their progress.

    "Unfortunately, the pig sent to clear the obstruction got lodged in a tight bend, adding to the problem."

  • Pig (noun)

    A person who is obese to the extent of resembling a pig (the animal).

  • Pig (noun)

    The general-purpose M60 machine gun, considered to be heavy and bulky.

    "Unfortunately, the M60 is about twenty-four pounds and is very unbalanced. You try carrying the pig around the jungle and see how you feel."

  • Pig (noun)

    A simple dice game in which players roll the dice as many times as they like, either accumulating a greater score or losing previous points gained.

  • Pig (noun)

    earthenware, or an earthenware shard

  • Pig (noun)

    An earthenware hot-water jar to warm a bed; a stone bed warmer

  • Pig (verb)

    to give birth.

    "The black sow pigged at seven this morning."

  • Pig (verb)

    To greedily consume (especially food).

    "They were pigging on the free food at the bar."

  • Pig (verb)

    To huddle or lie together like pigs, in one bed.

  • Pig (verb)

    To clean (a pipeline) using a pig the device.

Wiktionary
Oxford Dictionary
  • Cow (noun)

    The mature female of bovine animals.

  • Cow (noun)

    The female of certain large mammals, as whales, seals, etc.

  • Cow (noun)

    A chimney cap; a cowl

  • Cow (noun)

    A wedge, or brake, to check the motion of a machine or car; a chock.

  • Cow

    To depress with fear; to daunt the spirits or courage of; to overawe.

  • Pig (noun)

    A piggin.

  • Pig (noun)

    The young of swine, male or female; also, any swine; a hog.

  • Pig (noun)

    Any wild species of the genus Sus and related genera.

  • Pig (noun)

    An oblong mass of cast iron, lead, or other metal. See Mine pig, under Mine.

  • Pig (noun)

    One who is hoggish; a greedy person.

  • Pig

    To bring forth (pigs); to bring forth in the manner of pigs; to farrow.

  • Pig

    To huddle or lie together like pigs, in one bed.

Webster Dictionary
  • Cow (noun)

    female of domestic cattle:

    "`moo-cow' is a child's term"

  • Cow (noun)

    mature female of mammals of which the male is called `bull'

  • Cow (noun)

    a large unpleasant woman

  • Cow (verb)

    subdue, restrain, or overcome by affecting with a feeling of awe; frighten (as with threats)

  • Pig (noun)

    domestic swine

  • Pig (noun)

    a coarse obnoxious person

  • Pig (noun)

    a person regarded as greedy and pig-like

  • Pig (noun)

    uncomplimentary terms for a policeman

  • Pig (noun)

    mold consisting of a bed of sand in which pig iron is cast

  • Pig (noun)

    a crude block of metal (lead or iron) poured from a smelting furnace

  • Pig (verb)

    live like a pig, in squalor

  • Pig (verb)

    eat greedily;

    "he devoured three sandwiches"

  • Pig (verb)

    give birth;

    "sows farrow"

Princeton's WordNet

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