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Noun: hen  hen
  1. Adult female chicken
    - biddy
  2. Adult female bird
  3. Flesh of an older chicken suitable for stewing
  4. Female of certain aquatic animals e.g. octopus or lobster

Derived forms: hens

Type of: bird, birdie [informal], chicken, chook [Austral, NZ, informal], female, Gallus gallus, poulet, volaille [archaic]

Encyclopedia: Hen, Møre og Romsdal