Definition of Rouens
1. rouen [n] - See also: rouen
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rouens
Literary usage of Rouens
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Farmer's Calendar: Containing the Business Necessary to be Performed on by Arthur Young (1809)
"In rny opinion, cattle of every kind ought to be taken out of the sainfoin rouens by Christmas; for as this grass begins to shoot very early in the spring, ..."
2. Farm Poultry: A Popular Sketch of Domestic Fowls for the Farmer and Amateur by George Catchpole Watson (1919)
"The rouens resemble the wild Mallards in color, the resemblance between the drakes being most ... The rouens are hardy, prolific, and of gentle disposition. ..."
3. Genetics and Eugenics: A Text-book for Students of Biology and a Reference by William Ernest Castle, Gregor Mendel (1916)
"Phillips (1912, 1914) crossed two breeds of ducks which differed markedly in size, namely rouens and Mallards. The average adult weight of the Rouen race ..."
4. The Variation of Animals and Plants Under Domestication by Charles Darwin (1884)
"With respect to rouens, 1861. " 'Poultry Chronicle," vol. iii. " 'Cottage Gardener," April 9th, see ditto, vol. i., 1854, p. 167. " These hybrids have been ..."