Broad-Breasted White

variants: or broad-breasted white

Definition of Broad-Breasted White

: a large, white domestic turkey of a variety that matures quickly and has abundant breast meat The Broad-Breasted White really is broad-breasted, so much so that it no longer easily can breed naturally.— Elizabeth Weise, USA Today, 24 Nov. 2010 The birds sold in supermarkets are mostly broad-breasted whites, which were bred to mature quickly and to have much larger breasts because most consumers prefer white turkey meat to dark.— Merritt Melancon, Augusta (Georgia) Chronicle, 23 Nov. 2008

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First Known Use of Broad-Breasted White

1948, in the meaning defined above

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“Broad-Breasted White.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 7 Jul. 2020.

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