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jungle fowl

noun

Definition of jungle fowl

  1. :  any of several Asian wild birds (genus Gallus) related to the pheasants; especially :  a bird (G. gallus) of southeastern Asia from which domestic chickens have probably descended



Circa 1825

First Known Use of jungle fowl

circa 1825


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