Landrace

noun
Land·​ra·​ce | \ ˈlän(d)-ˌrä-sə How to pronounce Landrace (audio) \

Definition of Landrace

: a swine of any of several breeds locally developed in northern Europe

First Known Use of Landrace

1935, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Landrace

Danish, from land + race

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The first known use of Landrace was in 1935

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