Leghorn



[leg-hawrn for 1–3; leg-ern, -hawrn for 4] /ˈlɛgˌhɔrn for 1–3; ˈlɛg ərn, -ˌhɔrn for 4/

noun
1.
English name of .
2.
(lowercase) a fine, smooth, plaited straw.
3.
(lowercase) a hat made of such straw, often having a broad, soft brim.
4.
one of a Mediterranean breed of chickens that are prolific layers of white-shelled eggs.
/ˈlɛɡˌhɔːn/
noun
1.
a type of Italian wheat straw that is woven into hats
2.
any hat made from this straw when plaited
noun
1.
(ˈlɛɡˌhɔːn) the English name for Livorno
2.
(lɛˈɡɔːn). a breed of domestic fowl laying white eggs

breed of fowl, 1869, from Leghorn, city in Italy (modern Livorno, 16c.-17c. Legorno), from Latin Liburnus, from the native people name Liburni, which is of unknown signification.

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