jungle hen

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n jungle hen female jungle fowl
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Usage

In literature:

Several tame jungle cocks and hens ran in and out among our feet.
"In the Eastern Seas" by W.H.G. Kingston
The Australian jungle-fowl or scrub-hen also frequents these islands as well as the mainland.
"Wealth of the World's Waste Places and Oceania" by Jewett Castello Gilson
The original wild hens lived in the dry, grassy, and shrubby jungles of India.
"Ontario Teachers' Manuals: Nature Study" by Ontario Ministry of Education
The wild jungle fowls were the ancestors of the domestic hens which we find so useful.
"Conservation Reader" by Harold W. Fairbanks
In the early spring the hens begin to work up the mountains and seek the densest jungles, and of course the gobblers follow them.
"Game Birds and Game Fishes of the Pacific Coast" by Harry Thom Payne
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