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/ ˈɔ strəˌlɔrp /
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one of an Australian breed of chickens valued for egg production.
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British Dictionary definitions for Australorp
/ (ˈɒstrəˌlɔːp) /
a heavy black breed of domestic fowl
Word Origin for Australorp
shortened from Austral (ian Black) Orp (ington)
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