Australorp


Australorp

Australorp [aw-struh-lawrp] Word Origin noun

  1. one of an Australian breed of chickens valued for egg production.

Origin of Australorp First recorded in 1920–25; Austral(ian) + Orp(ington) Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019 British Dictionary definitions for australorp Australorp noun

  1. a heavy black breed of domestic fowl

Word Origin for Australorp shortened from Austral (ian Black) Orp (ington) Collins English Dictionary – Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

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