Orpington


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Or·ping·ton

 (ôr′pĭng-tən)
n.
Any of a breed of large, heavily feathered domestic chickens having a single comb, originally bred in England for both meat and eggs.

[After Orpington, a district of southeast England.]

Orpington

(ˈɔːpɪŋtən)
n
1. (Breeds) a heavy breed of domestic fowl of various single colours, laying brown eggs
2. (Breeds) a breed of brown duck with an orange bill

Orpington

(ˈɔːpɪŋtən)
n
(Placename) a district of SE London, part of the Greater London borough of Bromley from 1965
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Orpington - English breed of large chickens with white skinOrpington - English breed of large chickens with white skin
Gallus gallus, chicken - a domestic fowl bred for flesh or eggs; believed to have been developed from the red jungle fowl
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