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Duroc

[doo r-ok, dyoo r-] /ˈdʊər ɒk, ˈdyʊər-/
noun
1.
one of an American breed of hardy red hogs having drooping ears.
Also called Duroc-Jersey
[doo r-ok-jur-zee, dyoo r-] /ˈdʊər ɒkˈdʒɜr zi, ˈdyʊər-/ (Show IPA)
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Origin
1880-1885
1880-85, Americanism; named after a horse owned by breeder
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Duroc

/ˈdjʊərɒk/
noun
1.
an American breed of red lard pig
Word Origin
C19: from Duroc, name of a stallion owned by the man who developed this breed
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