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English definition of “chicken”

chicken

noun [C or U] (BIRD)    /ˈtʃɪk.ɪn/
A2 a type of bird kept on a farm for its eggs or its meat, or the meat of this bird that is cooked and eaten: A male chicken is called a cock and a female chicken is called a hen. We're having roast/fried chicken for dinner.HensKinds of meat
(Definition of chicken noun (BIRD) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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