gallina

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n gallina small Asiatic wild bird; believed to be ancestral to domestic fowl
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Usage

In literature:

It happened to him at the Gallina Society in Oakland one afternoon.
"Martin Eden" by Jack London
The members of the Order Gallinae are only holding their own where privately protected.
"Our Vanishing Wild Life" by William T. Hornaday
Patavii excudebant fratres Gallina MDCCCXCII.
"English Travellers of the Renaissance" by Clare Howard
Gallinas, port of, Africa, 128.
"The Suppression of the African Slave Trade to the United States of America" by W. E. B. Du Bois
Iulia gallinas suas pulchras amat et gallinae dominam suam amant.
"Latin for Beginners" by Benjamin Leonard D'Ooge
The other delay was on the Gallina; but that was rising when we approached and we had no choice about crossing.
"Captured by the Navajos" by Charles A. Curtis
Our concern is now with Gallinas.
"Captain Canot" by Brantz Mayer
California pheasant, the gallina del campo of the Spaniards.
"The Shirley Letters from California Mines in 1851-52" by Louise Amelia Knapp Smith Clappe
Put three or four pints of milk into a pan a little warm, and then add rennet or gallina.
"The Cook and Housekeeper's Complete and Universal Dictionary; Including a System of Modern Cookery, in all Its Various Branches," by Mary Eaton
Por, sus gallos y gallinas, envueltos en basquinas Viven en profundas minas, lest they should be heard to crow.
"Punch - Volume 25 (Jul-Dec 1853)" by Various
Without halting or delay they started for Gallina.
"One Of Them" by Charles James Lever
All the gallinae parade and walk gracefully, and run nimbly, but fly with difficulty, with an impetuous whirring, and in a straight line.
"School Reading by Grades" by James Baldwin
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In news:

BCT Reality Panelist, Adriana Gallina from Mount Laurel.
BCT Reality Panelist , Adriana Gallina from Mount Laurel.
Snowpack in the Gallinas Watershed.
The Las Gallinas Valley Sanitary District is seeking a board member after the resignation of longtime board member Larry Loder, who left for undisclosed reasons.
"Wild and Wacky Winter," a musical play by Michael and Jill Gallina, and directed by Jason Phipps, was recently performed to the grade school children at 1 pm Friday in the cafeteria and for the public at 6:30 pm Friday night.
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In science:

Vai (also Vei, Vy, Gallinas, Gallines, phonetically [vaɪ]) is a Western Mande language belonging to the Niger-Congo language family. It is spoken by some 144,000 people, of which about 122,000 live in Liberia and some 22,000 in Sierra Leone 5 .
Distribution of complexities in the Vai script
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