Plymouth Rock


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Plymouth Rock

n.
Any of an American breed of medium-sized domestic chickens raised for both meat and eggs.

[After Plymouth Rock, legendary landing place of the Pilgrims in 1620.]

Plymouth Rock

n
1. (Breeds) a heavy American breed of domestic fowl bred for meat and laying
2. (Placename) a boulder on the coast of Massachusetts: traditionally thought to be the landing place of the Pilgrim Fathers (1620). See also Mayflower

Plym′outh Rock′


n.
1. a rock at Plymouth, Mass., on which the Pilgrims who sailed on the Mayflower are said to have stepped ashore when they landed in America in 1620.
2. one of an American breed of medium-sized chickens, raised for meat and eggs.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Plymouth Rock - a boulder in Plymouth supposed to be where the Pilgrims disembarked from the MayflowerPlymouth Rock - a boulder in Plymouth supposed to be where the Pilgrims disembarked from the Mayflower
Plymouth - a town in Massachusetts founded by Pilgrims in 1620
2.Plymouth Rock - an American breed of domestic fowl
domestic fowl, fowl, poultry - a domesticated gallinaceous bird thought to be descended from the red jungle fowl
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