Leg'horn (-hôrn) noun A straw plaiting used for bonnets and hats, made from the straw of a particular kind of wheat, grown for the purpose in Tuscany, Italy; -- so called from Leghorn, the place of exportation.
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• (n.) A straw plaiting used for bonnets and hats, made from the straw of a particular kind of wheat, grown for the purpose in Tuscany, Italy; -- so called from Leghorn, the place of exportation.
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(from the article `poultry farming`) ...developed in the U.S. in 1930 from Rhode Island Red stock, is a meaty, early maturing breed with light-red feathers and lays large brown eggs. The ...
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[chicken] The Leghorn (UK, US), Italian: Livorno or Livornese, is a breed of chicken originating in Tuscany, in central Italy. Birds were first exported to North America in 1828 from the port city of Livorno, on the western coast of Tuscany. They were initially called "Italians", but by 1865...
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Leghorn: see Livorno, Italy.
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The Leghorn is an Italian breed of chicken, though the breed was developed over the years independently in a number of countries leading to different types of Leghorn chicken. The Leghorn is an elongated country fowl type of bird with white ear-lobes and yellow shanks, but the tail and comb vary bet...
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A leghorn is a type of Italian hat made from woven and plaited wheat straw cut green and bleached. It is so named from being imported from Leghorn in Italy.
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1) Boater 2) Chapeau 3) Chicken breed 4) Chicken that's a prolific egg layer 5) Hat 6) Lid 7) Panama 8) Panama hat 9) Prolific egg layer 10) Sailor 11) Skimmer 12) Small chicken 13) Straw hat
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