Landraces

Landrace

[land-reys, lahnd-rah-suh]
noun
one of several widely distributed strains of large, white, lop-eared swine of northern European origin.

Origin:
1930–35; < Danish: literally, country breed, equivalent to land country, land + race breed, stock (< E or French; see race2)

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landrace (ˈlændˌreɪs)
 
n
1.  chiefly (Brit) a white very long-bodied lop-eared breed of pork pig
2.  a breed of Finnish sheep known for multiple births
3.  botany an ancient or primitive cultivated variety of a crop plant
 
[from Danish, literally: land race]

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