A cow's udders




  • From Middle English udder, uddyr (also as uther, iddyr), from Old English ūder ("udder; breast"), from Proto-Germanic *ūdarą, from Proto-Indo-European *h₁ówHdʰr̥ ("udder").
  • Cognate with Saterland Frisian Jadder ("udder"), Dutch uier ("udder"), German Euter ("udder"), Swedish juver ("udder"), Icelandic júgur ("udder"), , Ancient Greek οὖθαρ, Latin ūber.

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