dominique

noun

dom·​i·​nique ˈdä-mə-ˌnēk How to pronounce dominique (audio)
: any of a U.S. breed of domestic chickens with a rose comb, yellow legs, and barred plumage

Word History

Etymology

Dominique (Dominica), one of the Windward islands, West Indies

First Known Use

1849, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of dominique was in 1849

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Cite this Entry

“Dominique.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dominique. Accessed 27 Feb. 2024.

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