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Calves are young cattle. A calf is a child of a cow and a bull. The plural is calves. Calf meat is called veal. Fine calf skin used for pages in early codexes is called pergamon.

Larger cow and calf Larger calf Larger Piedmontese-Hereford crossbred calf

Larger cow with calf

The calf is also a muscle at the back of the human leg.

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