HyperDic: gallus_gallus

English > 2 senses of the expression Gallus gallus:
NOUNanimalGallus gallus, chickena domestic fowl bred for flesh or eggs
animalGallus gallus, red jungle fowla jungle fowl of southeastern Asia that is considered ancestral to the domestic fowl
English > Gallus gallus: 2 senses > noun 1, animal
MeaningA domestic fowl bred for flesh or eggs; believed to have been developed from the red jungle fowl.
Synonymchicken
Partschicken, poulet, volailleThe flesh of a chicken used for food
NarrowerDominique, DominickAmerican breed of chicken having barred grey plumage raised for meat and brown eggs
OrpingtonEnglish breed of large chickens with white skin
Rhode Island redAmerican breed of heavy-bodied brownish-red general-purpose chicken
caponcastrated male chicken
chick, biddyyoung bird especially of domestic fowl
cock, roosteradult male chicken
hen, biddyadult female chicken
spring chickenA young chicken having tender meat
Broaderdomestic fowl, fowl, poultryA domesticated gallinaceous bird thought to be descended from the red jungle fowl
Spanishgallina, pollo
Catalanpollastre
English > Gallus gallus: 2 senses > noun 2, animal
MeaningA jungle fowl of southeastern Asia that is considered ancestral to the domestic fowl.
Synonymred jungle fowl
Broaderjungle fowl, gallinasmall Asiatic wild bird

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