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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Leghorn  \Leg"horn\  (-h[^o]rn),  n. 
  A  straw  plaiting  used  for  bonnets  and  hats,  made  from  the 
  straw  of  a  particular  kind  of  wheat,  grown  for  the  purpose  in 
  Tuscany,  Italy;  --  so  called  from  Leghorn,  the  place  of 
  exportation. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  leghorn 
  n  :  a  stiff  straw  hat  with  a  flat  crown  [syn:  {boater},  {panama}, 
  {Panama},  {sailor},  {skimmer},  {straw  hat}] 




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