Tamworth

noun
Tam·​worth | \ ˈtam-(ˌ)wərth How to pronounce Tamworth (audio) \

Definition of Tamworth

: any of a breed of large long-bodied red swine developed in England especially for the production of bacon

First Known Use of Tamworth

1860, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Tamworth

Tamworth, borough in Staffordshire, England

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“Tamworth.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Tamworth. Accessed 22 May. 2022.

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