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du·rocalso Du·roc (do͝or′ŏk′, dyo͝or′-)
Any of a breed of red swine developed during the 1800s in the United States.
[After Duroc, a horse owned by the developer of the breed.]
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(Breeds) an American breed of red lard pig
[C19: from Duroc, name of a stallion owned by the man who developed this breed]
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Du•roc(ˈdʊər ɒk, ˈdyʊər-)
one of an American breed of hardy red hogs having drooping ears. (ˈdʊər ɒkˈdʒɜr zi, ˈdyʊər-)
[1880–85, Amer.; allegedly from the name of a horse owned by the breeder]
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