Meaning of calve
Pronunciation: (kav, käv), [key]
— v., calved, calv•ing.
- to give birth to a calf: The cow is expected to calve tomorrow.
- (of a glacier, an iceberg, etc.) to break up or splinter so as to produce a detached piece.
- to give birth to (a calf&hasp;).
- (of a glacier, an iceberg, etc.) to break off or detach (a piece): The glacier calved an iceberg.
- calve (Thesaurus)