Plymouth Rock

noun
Plym·​outh Rock | \ ˈpli-məth- How to pronounce Plymouth Rock (audio) \

Definition of Plymouth Rock

: any of a U.S. breed of medium-sized single-combed domestic chickens raised for eggs and meat

First Known Use of Plymouth Rock

1849, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Plymouth Rock

Plymouth Rock, traditional site of Pilgrim landing in 1620

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“Plymouth Rock.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Plymouth%20Rock. Accessed 1 Aug. 2021.

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