turken

noun tur·ken \ˈtərkən\
variants: less commonly

turkhen

\-kˌhen\

Definition of turken

plural

-s

  1. :  a type of chicken sometimes held to constitute a separate breed and distinguished by a rough red unfeathered neck; also :  one of these birds often erroneously reported to be a hybrid between turkey and chicken

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Origin and Etymology of turken

turken blend of turkey and chicken; turkhen from turkey + hen


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