Definition of Chester White in English:

Chester White


  • A pig of a prolific white breed with drooping ears, developed in Pennsylvania.

    ‘The strengths of the Chester White breed are: mothering ability, durability, and soundness.’
    • ‘Among the lard hogs are the Chester Whites, the Duroc-Jersey, the Poland China, the Berkshire, and smaller Hampshires.’
    • ‘Animals used in these studies were crosses between Yorkshires and Chester Whites.’
    • ‘The family developed a herd of about 200 Chester Whites, running a farrow-to-finish operation, selling the market hogs to Hormel on a grade-and-yield basis.’
    • ‘In addition, Miller is active in a pork production partnership, raising purebred Chester Whites, Hampshires and Yorkshires.’
    • ‘I wanted to move back home and raise purebred Chester Whites.’


Chester White

/ˈCHestər (h)wīt/ /ˈtʃɛstər (h)waɪt/


Named after Chester county, Pennsylvania.