Gallus gallus

Definitions of Gallus gallus
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n a jungle fowl of southeastern Asia that is considered ancestral to the domestic fowl

Synonyms:
red jungle fowl
Type of:
gallina, jungle fowl
small Asiatic wild bird; believed to be ancestral to domestic fowl

n a domestic fowl bred for flesh or eggs; believed to have been developed from the red jungle fowl

Synonyms:
chicken
Types:
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biddy, chick
young bird especially of domestic fowl
cock, rooster
adult male chicken
capon
castrated male chicken
biddy, hen
adult female chicken
spring chicken
a young chicken having tender meat
Rhode Island red
American breed of heavy-bodied brownish-red general-purpose chicken
Dominick, Dominique
American breed of chicken having barred grey plumage raised for meat and brown eggs
Orpington
English breed of large chickens with white skin
cockerel
a young domestic cock; not older than one year
cackler
a hen that has just laid an egg and emits a shrill squawk
brood hen, broody, broody hen, setting hen, sitter
a domestic hen ready to brood
mother hen
a hen with chicks
layer
a hen that lays eggs
pullet
young hen usually less than a year old
Type of:
domestic fowl, fowl, poultry
a domesticated gallinaceous bird thought to be descended from the red jungle fowl

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