calf

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Singular
calf

Plural
calves

A cow with its calf
  1. (countable) A calf is a young cow or the young of certain other large mammals.
    The cow gave birth to a calf today.
  2. (countable) The back of the leg below the knee is called the calf.
    The muscle in my calf hurt after I ran for two hours.


Parts of the leg (edit)

hip - thigh - knee - shin - calf


Parts of the foot (edit)

arch - back or top - ball - heel - instep - nail or toenail - sole - toe

Nearby parts: ankle - calf