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Definition 1: adult female chicken - [noun denoting animal]

Synonyms for hen in the sense of this definition

(hen is a kind of ...) a domestic fowl bred for flesh or eggs; believed to have been developed from the red jungle fowl

(... is a kind of hen ) a hen that has just laid an egg and emits a shrill squawk

(... is a kind of hen ) a domestic hen ready to brood

(... is a kind of hen ) a hen with chicks

(... is a kind of hen ) a hen that lays eggs

(... is a kind of hen ) young hen usually less than a year old

Definition 2: adult female bird - [noun denoting animal]

(hen is a kind of ...) warm-blooded egg-laying vertebrates characterized by feathers and forelimbs modified as wings

Definition 3: female of certain aquatic animals e.g. octopus or lobster - [noun denoting animal]

(hen is a kind of ...) an animal that produces gametes (ova) that can be fertilized by male gametes (spermatozoa)

Definition 4: flesh of an older chicken suitable for stewing - [noun denoting food]

(hen is a kind of ...) the flesh of a chicken used for food

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