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 (dŏm′ə-nēk′, dŏm′ə-nĭk)
Any of a breed of American domestic chickens having black-and-white barred plumage and yellow legs.

[After Dominica.]
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(ˌdɒmɪˈniːk) ,




(Breeds) a breed of chicken in the US
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(ˌdɒm əˈnik)

also Dom•i•nick

(ˈdɒm ə nɪk)

an American breed of chicken with gray, barred plumage.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Dominique - American breed of chicken having barred grey plumage raised for meat and brown eggs
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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The Grève had then that sinister aspect which it preserves to-day from the execrable ideas which it awakens, and from the sombre town hall of Dominique Bocador, which has replaced the Pillared House.
The two travelers proceeded to the Rue Saint Dominique and stopped at the door of a magnificent hotel, surmounted with the arms of De Luynes.
Lesley Williams, from Maghull, spoke out about the loss of her daughter, Dominique Williams, ahead of the 10th anniversary of her death tomorrow.
Lesley Williams, fromMaghull, spoke out about the loss of her daughter, Dominique Williams, ahead of the 10 year anniversary of her death on Thursday (August 29).
Young Dominique Mpofu, nine, had been sent flying from his bike on St Patrick's Road in Grangetown and the driver had allegedly left the scene, only to return around 45 minutes later.
Nine-year-old Dominique Mposu was sent flying through the air and "smashed right into the floor" when he was hit by the vehicle close to his grandmother's house.
Gabbie Hornsey, 25, lost her sister Dominique, 19, to a fatal asthma attack in 2017.
American singer-songwriter Jason Mraz revealed on Tuesday that Filipina singer Renee Dominique will be joining him on stage in his upcoming tour in Manila.
A New Video was posted to Lebanese singer's Dominique Hourani YouTube channel titled "Dominique Hourani Video Scandal".
Dominique told the Irish Sunday Mirror: "It had always been in the back of my mind that he was going to appeal but after two years I presumed he was going to be smart about it and leave it.

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