Rhode Island Red
noun Etymology: Rhode Island, United States state Date: 1896 any of an American breed of general-purpose domestic chickens having a long heavy body, smooth yellow or reddish legs, and rich brownish-red plumage

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Rhode Island Red — ☆ Rhode Island Red n. any of a breed of domestic chicken with reddish brown feathers and a black tail, bred in the U.S. from a red Malay game fowl, raised esp. for its meat …   English World dictionary

  • Rhode Island Red — The Rhode Island Red is a breed of chicken (Gallus domesticus) . They are a utility bird, raised for meat and eggs, and also as show birds.AppearanceTheir feathers are rust colored, but darker shades are known, including maroon bordering on black …   Wikipedia

  • Rhode-Island Red — Rhode Island Pour les articles homonymes, voir Rhode Island. Articles principaux : Gallus gallus domesticus et Liste des races de poules …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Rhode-island red — Rhode Island Pour les articles homonymes, voir Rhode Island. Articles principaux : Gallus gallus domesticus et Liste des races de poules …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Rhode Island Red — noun a bird of a breed of reddish black domestic chicken, originally from Rhode Island …   English new terms dictionary

  • Rhode Island Red — Rhode Is′land Red′ n. ahb. orn one of an American breed of chickens having dark reddish brown feathers and producing brown eggs …   From formal English to slang

  • Rhode Island Red — one of an American breed of chickens having dark reddish brown feathers and producing brown eggs. [1895 1900] * * * …   Universalium

  • Rhode Island Red — noun A breed of poultry …   Wiktionary

  • Rhode Island Red — noun one of a variety of the domestic fowl originating in North America and having dark reddish brown feathers …   Australian English dictionary

  • Rhode Island red — n. an orig. American breed of reddish black domestic fowl …   Useful english dictionary

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