(an old English plural of the word beef), a name applicable to all ruminating animals except camels, and especially to the Bovidce, or horned cattle ( Leviticus 22:19 Leviticus 22:21 ; Numbers 31:28 Numbers 31:30 Numbers 31:33 Numbers 31:38 Numbers 31:44 ).
M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition,
published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain, copy freely.
[S] indicates this entry was also found in Smith's Bible Dictionary
Bibliography InformationEaston, Matthew George. "Entry for Beeves". "Easton's Bible Dictionary".