Meaning of Holstein
Pronunciation: (hōl'stīn, -stēn for 2 also Ger. hōl'shtīn&sec), [key]
- Also calledone of a breed of black-and-white dairy cattle, raised originally in North Holland and Friesland, that yields large quantities of milk having a low content of butterfat.
- a region in N Germany, at the base of the peninsula of Jutland: a former duchy. Cf. Schleswig-Holstein.
- holstein (Thesaurus)