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English[]

Etymology[]

Verb form related to calf

Pronunciation[]

  • Rhymes: -ɑːv

Verb[]

Infinitive
to Calve

Third person singular
calves

Simple past
calved

Past participle
-

Present participle
calving

to Calve (third-person singular simple present calves, present participle calving, simple past and past participle calved) (intransitive)

  1. To give birth.
  2. To assist the giving of birth of a calf.
  3. (figuratively) Especially of an iceberg, glacier, etc. to break off or shed a large piece.
    "The sea was dangerous because of icebergs calving off the nearby glacier."

Related terms[]

Translations[]

Anagrams[]

  • acelv,
  • clave



Italian[]

Adjective[]

calve f.

  1. Feminine plural form of calvo

Noun[]

calve f.

  1. Plural form of calva.

Anagrams[]

  • acelv,
  • clave

fa:calve fr:calve io:calve it:calve kn:calve pl:calve ru:calve te:calve vi:calve zh:calve

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