Fav·​e·​rolle | \ ˈfavəˌrōl \

Definition of Faverolle

1 : a breed of general purpose fowls developed in France by intercrossing Houdan, Dorking, and Asiatic fowls and comprising moderate-sized deep-bodied birds with five toes, partially feathered shanks, a single comb, and very distinctive feather beard and muffs below the bill and on the cheeks
2 or faverolle plural Faverolles or faverolles : a bird of the Faverolle breed

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probably from Faverolles, northern France

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“Faverolle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Faverolle. Accessed 26 Nov. 2020.

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