neat cattle


neat cattle
Cattle which have the cloven or split hoof and which also chew their cud. A cow has both of these attributes, a hog has the first, only, and a horse has neither of them. The term includes all animals of the bovine species. Territory v Christman, 9 NM 582, 58 P 343.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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