fat hen

noun

Definition of fat hen

1 : any of several succulent or fleshy-leaved plants especially of the genus Chenopodium (as lamb's-quarters)
2 : any of certain plants of the genus Atriplex (especially A. lastata and A. patula)

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“Fat hen.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fat%20hen. Accessed 29 Jun. 2022.

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