Meaning of 牧

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English Definition: to herd; to breed livestock; to govern (old); government official (old)
Chinese Definition:

Total strokes: 8; Radical:
Ideographic: A hand leading an ox
Character Formation:
  • Left to right
    • [ niú ] ox, cow, bull
    • [ ] to rap, to tap; script; to let go
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Example Words:
畜牧 [ ]: to raise animals
边牧 [ biān ]: border collie (dog breed)
畜牧业 [ ]: animal husbandry; stock raising; livestock raising
牧场 [ chǎng ]: pasture; grazing land; ranch
放牧 [ fàng ]: to graze (livestock); to herd (livestock)
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