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From the Latin Balearis Minor.
- One of the Balearic Islands of Spain.
- A breed of poultry.
- ”Yet another breed which has fallen from grace, more through unwise breeding than any fault of its own is the Minorca. See ref. p.43.
An island of Spain
1962: C.Arthur Pearson. Pictorial Poultry-Keeping. Cox & Wyman Ltd (2nd ed.)