from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An American breed of hogs originating in Ohio in 1840 as the result of crossing several breeds, including the Poland and BigChina. The original Poland-China, a large, coarse animal, was crossed with the Berkshire and the modern breed is a black and white pig that yields a large amount of merchantable meat.


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