Cornish game hen

noun
variants: or less commonly

Cornish hen

Definition of Cornish game hen

  1. :  a young chicken of the Cornish breed typically weighing under two pounds and suitable for roasting; also :  rock cornish hen

First Known Use of cornish game hen

1910


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