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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. One of a breed of American domestic fowl having gray, barred plumage, yellow legs, and a rose-colored comb.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. An American breed of chicken with a rose comb and a heavy plumage of irregularly striped black-and-white feathers.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. an American breed of chicken having barred gray plumage raised for meat and brown eggs.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Name of a West Indian island: applied to an old American breed of fowls having barred plumage resembling that of the Plymouth Rock.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. American breed of chicken having barred grey plumage raised for meat and brown eggs

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(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

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