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Noun: Gallus gallus
  1. A jungle fowl of southeastern Asia that is considered ancestral to the domestic fowl
    - red jungle fowl
  2. A domestic fowl bred for flesh or eggs; believed to have been developed from the red jungle fowl
    - chicken, chook [Austral, NZ, informal]

Type of: domestic fowl, fowl, gallina, jungle fowl, poultry

Encyclopedia: Gallus gallus