Houdan

noun

Hou·​dan
ˈhüˌdan,
üˈdäⁿ
plural -s
: a domestic fowl of a French breed of medium size with a V-shaped leaf comb, mottled black-and-white or pure-white plumage and crest, and five toes

Word History

Etymology

French, from Houdan, village in northern France where it was developed

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

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