/ tʃɪkən /
Gallus gallus · poulet · volaille
Prevedi chicken na: francuski · nemački
ETYM AS. cicen, cyceun, dim. of coc cock; akin to LG. kiken, küken, Dutch Kieken, kuiken, German küchkein. Related to Cock the animal.
1. A foolhardy competition; a dangerous activity that is continued until one competitor becomes afraid and stops.
2. Bred for flesh or eggs; believed to have been developed from the red jungle fowl; SYN. Gallus gallus.
3. The flesh of a chicken used for food; SYN. poulet, volaille.