Chen

noun
\ ˈken\

Definition of Chen

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: a genus (or subgenus of Anser) of geese having the adult plumage chiefly white — see snow goose
variants: or cheno-

Definition of chen- (Entry 2 of 2)

: goose Chenopodium

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History and Etymology for Chen

Noun

New Latin, from Greek chēn goose

Combining form

Greek chēn-, chēno-, from chēn

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“Chen.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/chen-. Accessed 22 November 2019.

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