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  • adj. of, or pertaining to, the chicken

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Pertaining to or resembling the barn-yard fowl; gallinaceous.


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  • 1893 OsW 1862-1893 OsW galline domestic fowl ralline rail 1885-1892

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