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Landrace

[land-reys, lahnd-rah-suh] /ˈlænd reɪs, ˈlɑnd rɑ sə/
noun
1.
one of several widely distributed strains of large, white, lop-eared swine of northern European origin.
Origin
1930-1935
1930-35; < Danish: literally, country breed, equivalent to land country, land + race breed, stock (< E or French; see race2)
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British Dictionary definitions for Landrace

landrace

/ˈlændˌreɪs/
noun
1.
(mainly 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
Word Origin
from Danish, literally: land race
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