any of numerous varieties of domestic chickens derived from South American wild fowl, noted for producing pale blue, green, or pinkish eggs.
a breed of Araucana, developed in the U.S., having ear tufts and no tail.
Historical Examples

Ercilla has devoted the twenty-fourth canto of the Araucana to the splendid episode of the battle of Lepanto.
History of The Reign of Philip The Second King of Spain William H. Prescott


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