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Chester White

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Definition of Chester White in English:

noun

A pig of a prolific white breed, developed in North America.
Example sentences
  • The strengths of the Chester White breed are: mothering ability, durability, and soundness.
  • Among the lard hogs are the Chester Whites, the Duroc-Jersey, the Poland China, the Berkshire, and smaller Hampshires.
  • Animals used in these studies were crosses between Yorkshires and Chester Whites.

Origin

named after Chester county, Pennsylvania.

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