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leghorn 1

Saltos de línea: leg|horn
Pronunciación: /lɛˈɡɔːn/
/ˈlɛɡhɔːn/

sustantivo

1 [mass noun] Fine plaited straw.
1.1 (also leghorn hat) [count noun] A hat made of leghorn.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • A cluster of women, about six, in their white dresses and wide-brim leghorn hats, were on the lawn by the side of the house but too far away to distinguish individually.
2 (Leghorn) A chicken of a small hardy breed.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • Hardy and active Leghorns, which originated near the city of Leghorn in Italy, are outstanding egg layers.
  • In Leghorn chickens dominant females were found to allocate more testosterone to male eggs, whereas subordinate females allocated more testosterone to female eggs.
  • It won't say whether it is a Leghorn or a Rhode Island Red but it will guarantee whether an egg is organic or free range.

Origen

Mid 18th century: from Leghorn (Livorno), from where the straw and fowls were imported.

Palabras que riman con leghorn

althorn • hartshorn

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Leghorn 2 Saltos de línea: Leg|horn
Pronunciación: /ˈlɛɡhɔːn/
Old-fashioned name for Livorno.

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