Rhode Island Red


noun

one of an American breed of chickens having dark reddish-brown feathers and producing brown eggs.

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Origin of Rhode Island Red

First recorded in 1895–1900
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British Dictionary definitions for Rhode Island Red

Rhode Island Red

noun

a breed of domestic fowl, originating in America, characterized by a dark reddish-brown plumage and the production of brown eggs
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