Definition of Brown Swiss in US English:

Brown Swiss


  • An animal of a brown breed of dairy cattle, originally bred in Switzerland.

    • ‘Unimproved cattle similar to the Brown Swiss have been in this territory for a considerable period of time.’
    • ‘Depanding on the results obtained it is concluded that Simmentals are suitable for our country condition and they are more efficient than Brown Swisses in some respects.’
    • ‘American Brown Swiss have since spread throughout the world, including Europe, especially after the introduction of artificial insemination in the 1960s.’
    • ‘A Brown Swiss cow on pasture at Shelburne Farms will produce an average of 50 pounds of milk per day.’
    • ‘Taylor's and Garst's championship titles helped Maryland earn the state herd honors for Brown Swiss in the Premier National Junior Show.’