leghorn

noun
leg·horn | \ˈleg-ˌhȯrn; ˈle-ˌgȯrn, -gərn\

Definition of leghorn 

(Entry 1 of 2)

1a : a fine plaited straw made from an Italian wheat

b : a hat of this straw

2 : any of a Mediterranean breed of small hardy domestic chickens noted for their large production of white eggs

Leghorn

geographical name
Leg·horn | \ˈleg-ˌhȯrn \
variants: or Italian Livorno \lē-ˈvȯr-(ˌ)nō \

Definition of Leghorn (Entry 2 of 2)

commune and port on the Tyrrhenian Sea in the region of Tuscany, central Italy population 157,052

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leghorn 2

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First Known Use of leghorn

Noun

1810, in the meaning defined at sense 1b

History and Etymology for leghorn

Noun

Leghorn, Italy

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