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  • n. A type of poultry notable for laying blue or green eggs.


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  • His "Araucana" turns upon the Spanish campaigns against the Araucanian Indians in South

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 14: Simony-Tournon

  • 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

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 3: Brownson-Clairvaux

  • 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?

    The Best of the World's Classics, Vol. V (of X) - Great Britain and Ireland III

  • 'Araucana' of Don Alonso de Ercilla, the 'Austriada' of Juan Rufo,

    Don Quixote

  • "Now, here come three together: the 'Araucana' of Don Alonzo de Ercilla, the 'Austriada' of

    Wit and Wisdom of Don Quixote

  • She decided she wanted to find a black chicken, to pair with Garrett, and Zora hoped to find either another Cochin or an Araucana.

    The Chicken Chronicles

  • I chalked it up to an excess of vital spirit from the new rooster, Cazimir, a white Araucana, just coming into his powers.

    The H.D. Chronicles, chapter 1

  • 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.

    When Animals Speak


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