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Australorp

[ aw-struh-lawrp ]
/ ˈɔ strəˌlɔrp /
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noun

one of an Australian breed of chickens valued for egg production.

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Origin of Australorp

First recorded in 1920–25; Austral(ian) + Orp(ington)
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British Dictionary definitions for Australorp

Australorp
/ (ˈɒstrəˌlɔːp) /

noun

a heavy black breed of domestic fowl

Word Origin for Australorp

shortened from Austral (ian Black) Orp (ington)
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