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Beltsville small white

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