Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The dried and bleached straw of an Italian variety of wheat.
  • noun A braided fabric made from this straw.
  • noun A hat made from this fabric.
  • noun Any of a breed of small, hardy domestic chickens of Mediterranean origin, noted for prolific production of eggs.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A type of dried wheat straw, fabric made from it, or a hat made from that fabric.
  • noun A member of a breed of chickens.

Etymologies

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

[After Leghorn.]

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  • WeirdNet says it's a hat.

    October 4, 2009

  • Well, I'll be. WeirdNet is right!

    October 5, 2009