Nittany turkey

noun

Nit·​ta·​ny turkey
ˈnit(ᵊ)nē,
-ni-
: a domesticated strain of the native wild turkey developed in Pennsylvania and being smaller and darker than the domestic Bronze turkey which it considerably resembles

Word History

Etymology

from Nittany valley, Pennsylvania

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“Nittany turkey.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Nittany%20turkey. Accessed 23 Jul. 2024.

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