Definition of Gallina

1. Noun. Small Asiatic wild bird; believed to be ancestral to domestic fowl.

Exact synonyms: Jungle Fowl
Generic synonyms: Gallinacean, Gallinaceous Bird
Group relationships: Gallus, Genus Gallus
Specialized synonyms: Jungle Cock, Jungle Hen, Gallus Gallus, Red Jungle Fowl

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gallina

gallicizes
gallicizing
gallied
gallies
galliferous
galliform
galliforms
galligaskins
galligu
gallimatia
gallimaufrey
gallimaufreys
gallimaufries
gallimaufry
gallin
gallina (current term)
gallinaceae
gallinacean
gallinaceans
gallinaceous
gallinaceous bird
gallinae
galline
galling
gallingly
gallinipper
gallinippers
gallinule
gallinules
galliot

Literary usage of Gallina

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1. Italian Conversation-grammar: A New and Practical Method of Learning the by Karl Marquard Sauer (1903)
"Il rospo e la gallina. Entro quel covo . ... Il rospo, the toad. interrogare, to ask. la gallina, the hen. al solito, as usual. odi (from udire), ..."

2. Journals Kept in France and Italy from 1848 to 1852: With a Sketch of the by Nassau William Senior (1871)
"The first person that I found at home was Count gallina. ... I was ordered,' said gallina, ' to present " des felicitations," but I refused. ..."

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