Leghorn: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (leg'hôrn" for 1–3 leg'&schwarn, -hôrn" for 4), [key]
— n.
  1. English name of
  2. (l.c.) a fine, smooth, plaited straw.
  3. (l.c.) a hat made of such straw, often having a broad, soft brim.
  4. one of a Mediterranean breed of chickens that are prolific layers of white-shelled eggs.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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