Beltsville small white


a small domestic turkey developed by the U.S. Department of Agriculture to fit small ovens when being cooked.

Origin of Beltsville small white

First recorded in 1965–70; after Beltsville, Md., location of a Department of Agriculture research station where the bird was developed
Also called Beltsville. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019