HyperDic: hen

English > 4 senses of the word hen:
NOUNanimalhen, biddyadult female chicken
animalhenadult female bird
foodhenflesh of an older chicken suitable for stewing
animalhenfemale of certain aquatic animals e.g. octopus or lobster
hen > pronunciation
Soundshheh'n
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English > hen: 4 senses > noun 1, animal
Meaningadult female chicken.
Synonymbiddy
Narrowerbrood hen, broody, broody hen, setting hen, sitterA domestic hen ready to brood
cacklerA hen that has just laid an egg and emits a shrill squawk
layerA hen that lays eggs
mother henA hen with chicks
pulletyoung hen usually less than a year old
Broaderchicken, Gallus gallusA domestic fowl bred for flesh or eggs
Spanishgallina, pollo
Catalangallina
English > hen: 4 senses > noun 2, animal
Meaningadult female bird.
Broaderbirdwarm-blooded egg-laying vertebrates characterized by feathers and forelimbs modified as wings
Spanishpájaro hembra
Catalanocell femella
English > hen: 4 senses > noun 3, food
Meaningflesh of an older chicken suitable for stewing.
Broaderchicken, poulet, volailleThe flesh of a chicken used for food
Spanishgallina
Catalangallina
English > hen: 4 senses > noun 4, animal
Meaningfemale of certain aquatic animals e.g. octopus or lobster.
BroaderfemaleAn animal that produces gametes (ova) that can be fertilized by male gametes (spermatozoa)

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