Wyandotte

Wyandotte

[wahy-uhn-dot]
noun, plural Wyandottes for 2, 3; (especially collectively for 3) Wyandotte.
1.
a city in SE Michigan, on the Detroit River.
2.
one of an American breed of chickens, raised for meat and eggs.
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Wyandotte (ˈwaɪənˌdɒt)
 
n
a heavy American breed of domestic fowl with many different varieties
 
[C19: from Wyandot, a N American Indian people]

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wyandotte
N.Amer. Indian people, 1884, from Wyandot, from Fr. Ouendat, from Huron Wendat.
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