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Araucana

[ ar-uh-kah-nuh ]
/ ˌær əˈkɑ nə /
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noun
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.
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Also called Easter egg chicken.

Origin of Araucana

First recorded in 1920–25; from Latin American Spanish (Colombia), feminine of araucano; see Araucan
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