Etymology
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cud (n.)

"portion of food voluntarily forced into the mouth by the stomach of a ruminating animal," Old English cudu "cud," also "gum, resin, mastic," earlier cwudu, from Proto-Germanic *kweduz "resin" (source also of Old Norse kvaða "resin," Old High German quiti "glue," German Kitt "putty").

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Definitions of cud

cud (n.)
food of a ruminant regurgitated to be chewed again;
Synonyms: rechewed food
cud (n.)
a wad of something chewable as tobacco;
Synonyms: chew / chaw / quid / plug / wad
From wordnet.princeton.edu