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 United States, having ear tufts and no tail.
- Also called Easter egg chicken.
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How to use Araucana in a sentence
His principal work is La Araucana, a poem based on the events of the wars in which he had been engaged.
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