Cubalaya

noun

Cu·​ba·​laya
ˌkyübəˈlāə
plural -s
: any of a breed of medium-sized domestic chickens developed in Cuba from Asian and European stock that have a long, broad tail which angles downward, lack spurs in the male, and are raised for meat, eggs, or ornamental purposes

Word History

Etymology

blend of Cuba and Malaya

First Known Use

1939, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Cubalaya was in 1939

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“Cubalaya.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Cubalaya. Accessed 22 Apr. 2024.

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