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Wyandotte

[wahy-uh n-dot] /ˈwaɪ ənˌdɒt/
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.
3.
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Wyandotte

/ˈwaɪənˌdɒt/
noun
1.
a heavy American breed of domestic fowl with many different varieties
Word Origin
C19: from Wyandot, a N American Indian people
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Word Origin and History for Wyandotte

wyandotte

North American Indian people, 1884, from Wyandot, from French Ouendat, from Huron Wendat.

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