Wyandotte

[ wahy-uh n-dot ]
/ ˈwaɪ ənˌdɒt /
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noun, plural Wy·an·dottes for 2, 3; (especially collectively for 3) Wy·an·dotte.

a city in SE Michigan, on the Detroit River.
one of an American breed of chickens, raised for meat and eggs.

Definition for wyandotte (2 of 2)

Wyandot

or Wy·an·dotte

[ wahy-uh n-dot ]
/ ˈwaɪ ənˌdɒt /

noun, plural Wy·an·dots, (especially collectively) Wy·an·dot for 1.

an Indian of the former Huron confederacy.
a dialect of the Huron language, especially as used by those elements of the Huron tribe regrouped in Oklahoma.
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Wyandotte

/ (ˈwaɪənˌdɒt) /

noun

a heavy American breed of domestic fowl with many different varieties

Word Origin for Wyandotte

C19: from Wyandot, a N American Indian people
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Word Origin and History for wyandotte

wyandotte


North American Indian people, 1884, from Wyandot, from French Ouendat, from Huron Wendat.

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