Wyandotte [wahy-uh n-dot] Examples noun, plural Wy·an·dottes for 2, 3; (especially collectively for 3) Wy·an·dotte.
- a city in SE Michigan, on the Detroit River.
- one of an American breed of chickens, raised for meat and eggs.
Wyandot or Wy·an·dotte [wahy-uh n-dot] noun, plural Wy·an·dots, (especially collectively) Wy·an·dot for 1.
- an Indian of the former Huron confederacy.
- a dialect of the Huron language, especially as used by those elements of the Huron tribe regrouped in Oklahoma.
Examples from the Web for wyandotte Historical Examples of wyandotte
Old Mother Wyandotte was right near them, clucking in fright.
Robert Gordon Anderson
Before he went up to Wyandotte to work they were—he said so, anyhow.
Margaret Hill McCarter
The Plymouth Rock is the favorite breed, and the Wyandotte is second.
Milo M. Hastings
The site was originally the home of the Wyandotte Indians who were removed here from Ohio in 1843.
The hens are a very fine breed, akin to our Wyandotte in shape, but of various colors.
J. A. Currie
British Dictionary definitions for wyandotte Wyandotte noun
- a heavy American breed of domestic fowl with many different varieties
Word Origin for Wyandotte C19: from Wyandot, a N American Indian people Word Origin and History for wyandotte
North American Indian people, 1884, from Wyandot, from French Ouendat, from Huron Wendat.