duroc jersey


[door-ok, dyoor-]
one of an American breed of hardy red hogs having drooping ears.
Also called Duroc-Jersey [door-ok-jur-zee, dyoor-] .

1880–85, Americanism; named after a horse owned by breeder

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Duroc (ˈdjʊərɒk)
an American breed of red lard pig
[C19: from Duroc, name of a stallion owned by the man who developed this breed]

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