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Definition of the noun Saanen

What does Saanen mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: Saanens

  1. A breed of light-colored short-haired dairy goats.
  2. An animal of this breed.


Saanen is a municipality in the canton of Bern in Switzerland. It is the capital of the Obersimmental-Saanen administrative district.

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Google previewCattle and Dairy Farming (1888)

by United States. Bureau of Foreign Commerce

Saanen is a skim-milk cheese and is so hard that it is easily grated ; it is used much in soups throughout Switzerland; it is made in cakes of 15 to 25 pounds. Urseren cheese is made mostly in the canton Uri ; the cakes weigh from 50 to CO ...

Google previewFarmers' Bulletin (1919)

The Saanen is a very prepotent breed, and in crossing with common does not only is the Saanen color obtained, but the size, conformation, and mammary development show great improvement over the common goat. Cross-bred Saanen ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Historic and Endangered Livestock and Poultry Breeds (2001)

by Janet Vorwald Dohner

The largest goat ever recorded was a Saanen buck that weighed 400 pounds. Thelongest-livedgoatwasaGoldenGuernsey– AngloNubiancrossthatlivedtoageeighteen.Aphrodite raised 26 kids, including one set of quads and five sets of triplets.

Google previewThe popular encyclopedia; or, 'Conversations Lexicon': [ed. by A. Whitelaw from the Encyclopedia Americana]. (1883)

by Popular encyclopedia

(to which the valleys of Hasli, Grindelwald, Lauterbrunnen, Fratigen, Adelboden, Simmen, and Saanen, with numerous smaller valleys, belong), begins at the foot of the high ...

Google previewThey Eat That? A Cultural Encyclopedia of Weird and Exotic Food from around the World (2012)

by Jonathan Deutsch, Natalya Murakhver

Saanen (from Switzerland), and Toggenburg (from Switzerland). A good amount of this milk is used to make cheese. Goat cheese ...

Google previewFoods & Nutrition Encyclopedia, Two Volume Set (1993)

by Marion Eugene Ensminger, Audrey H. Ensminger

Saanen doe, Laurelwood Acres Merna , ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica (1902)

latest edition. A dictionary of arts, sciences and general literature by Day Otis Kellogg, William Robertson Smith

In the Swiss territory the line of demarcation passes through Bjel, Freiburg, Saanen, Leak, and Monte Rosa. In the south the Germans come into contact with Rliseto-Romans and Italians, the former inhabiting the valley of the Vorder-Rhein and ...

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The value of this 6-letter word is 6 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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