- n. A type of poultry notable for laying blue or green eggs.
“His "Araucana" turns upon the Spanish campaigns against the Araucanian Indians in South”
“The verse is better than that of Ercilla's "Araucana"; it treats successively of the deeds of the principal Spaniards who distinguished themselves in America, beginning with Columbus, and is an invaluable source for the colonial history of northern South”
“Nay, was not the "Araucana," which Spain acknowledges as its epic, written without even the aid of paper; on scraps of leather, as the stout fighter and voyager snatched any moment from that wild warfare?”
“Araucana' of Don Alonso de Ercilla, the 'Austriada' of Juan Rufo,”
“Now, here come three together: the 'Araucana' of Don Alonzo de Ercilla, the 'Austriada' of”
“She decided she wanted to find a black chicken, to pair with Garrett, and Zora hoped to find either another Cochin or an Araucana.”
“I chalked it up to an excess of vital spirit from the new rooster, Cazimir, a white Araucana, just coming into his powers.”
“It might be an Araucana, the kind that lays green eggs, or a stately Blue Andalusian, with its uptight posture and blue feathers.”
“Alex the Araucana had been a bold, cheerful chick.”
“I perceived the images of his death: he weakened and went into a convulsion, and the other, younger Araucana rooster, Igris, went in for the kill.”
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