Araucana

noun Arau·ca·na \ əˌrau̇ˈkänə \

Definition of Araucana

plural -s
:a chicken of a South American breed distinguished by lack of tail feathers, by bushy tufts of feathers on each side of the head, and by the production of blue eggs

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Origin and Etymology of araucana

American Spanish, from feminine of araucano of Arauco, from Arauco, district in Chile + Spanish -ano -an


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