Chianina

noun
Chi·​a·​ni·​na | \ ˌkē-ə-ˈnē-nə How to pronounce Chianina (audio) \
plural Chianina or Chianinas

Definition of Chianina

: any of a breed of tall white cattle of Italian origin noted especially for producing lean meat

First Known Use of Chianina

1914, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Chianina

Italian, from feminine of chianino of the Chiani River valley, Italy

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“Chianina.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Chianina. Accessed 16 Jan. 2021.

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