Marans

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English[edit]

A Cuckoo Marans hen in winter

Noun[edit]

Marans

  1. A small breed of chicken originating in France popular for poultry shows and its eggs, rather than for its meat.
    • 1962, C. Arthur Pearson, Pictorial Poultry-Keeping, edition 2nd, Cox & Wyman, page 39:
      The Marans breed deserves inclusion in this review of utility poultry, because of the superb rich brown colour of its eggs.

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