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  Definition of chicken
  1. a domestic fowl bred for flesh or eggs; believed to have been developed from the red jungle fowl
  2. a foolhardy competition; a dangerous activity that is continued until one competitor becomes afraid and stops
  3. the flesh of a chicken used for food
  4. a person who lacks confidence, is irresolute and wishy-washy
  5. easily frightened
Similar Words: Gallus gallus, poulet, volaille, wimp, crybaby, chickenhearted, lily-livered, white-livered, yellow, yellow-bellied

 

Hyponyms: bantam, chick, biddy, cock, rooster, capon, hen, spring chicken, Rhode Island red, Dominique, Dominick, Orpington, broiler, fryer, frier, pullet, roaster, spatchcock

 

Part Meronyms: Gallus gallus

 

Language Translations:
Afrikaans: hoender   Albanian: pulë  
Basque: oilasko   Belarusian: птушаня  
Bosnian: kokoš and piletina   Breton: yar  
Bulgarian: пиле   Catalan: pollastre  
Chinese:   Croatian: kokoš and piletina  
Danish: bangebuks and kylling   Dutch: kip and lafaard  
Esperanto: koko   Estonian: kana  
Finnish: kana and kananpoika and pelkuri   French: poule and poule mouillée and poulet  
Frisian: hin   Galician: galo  
German: Feigling and Huhn   Greek: κότα and κοτόπουλο  
Hebrew: תרנגול   Hindi: मुर्गा  
Hungarian: csirke   Icelandic: hænsn  
Indonesian: ayam   Irish: cearc  
Italian: coniglio and pollo   Japanese:  
Korean: and 닭고기   Latvian: cālis  
Lithuanian: višta   Macedonian: пиле  
Maltese: fellus   Norwegian: feiging and høne and kylling  
Polish: kurczak and tchórz   Portuguese: frango  
Romanian: pui   Russian: курятина and трус and цыплёнок  
Serbian: kokoš   Slovak: sliepka  
Slovene: piščanec   Spanish: gallina and pollo  
Swedish: kyckling   Tagalog: manok  
Telugu: కోడి   Turkish: piliç  
Ukrainian: курча   Welsh: cyw  
 
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