Rhode Island Red

noun

Definition of Rhode Island Red

  1. :  any of a U.S. breed of general-purpose domestic chickens having a long heavy body, smooth yellow or reddish legs, and rich brownish-red plumage

Origin and Etymology of rhode island red

Rhode Island, U.S. state


First Known Use: 1893


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