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Duroc

Syllabification: Du·roc
Pronunciation: /ˈd(y)o͝oräk
 
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Definition of Duroc in English:

noun

A pig of a reddish breed developed in North America.
Example sentences
  • But while there were Saddlebacks, Welsh Blacks, Large Blacks, Large Whites, Lops, Landrace and Durocs, among others, there were no Tamworths.
  • The Duroc is a heavy breed, and it yields really good roasts.
  • Other notable USA breeds are the Duroc, a red breed from New Jersey, and the Poland China from Ohio.

Origin

early 19th century: from the name of a stallion that is said to have been bought by the breeder Isaac Frink on the same day as the pigs from which he developed the breed.

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