a rock at Plymouth, Massachusetts, on which the Pilgrims who sailed on the Mayflower are said to have stepped ashore when they landed in America in 1620.
one of an American breed of medium-sized chickens, raised for meat and eggs.
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Which of the following bird names traces its immediate origin to Portuguese?
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British Dictionary definitions for plymouth rock
a heavy American breed of domestic fowl bred for meat and laying
a boulder on the coast of Massachusetts: traditionally thought to be the landing place of the Pilgrim Fathers (1620)See also Mayflower
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Cultural definitions for plymouth rock
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