1. [ noun ] (zoology) a domestic fowl bred for flesh or eggs; believed to have been developed from the red jungle fowl
Synonyms: chicken
Related terms: domestic_fowl hen cock chick Dominique capon bantam Orpington Rhode_Island_red spring_chicken chicken
2. [ noun ] (zoology,game bird) a jungle fowl of southeastern Asia that is considered ancestral to the domestic fowl
Synonyms: red_jungle_fowl
Related terms: jungle_fowl