Definition of Jungle fowl

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

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

Definition of Jungle fowl

1. Noun. (alternative spelling of junglefowl) ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Jungle Fowl

juneberry holly
jungian theory
jungle bunnies
jungle bunny
jungle cat
jungle cock
jungle fever
jungle fowl (current term)
jungle gym
jungle hen
jungle nymph
jungle rot
jungle telegraph
jungle telegraphs
jungle yellow fever

Literary usage of Jungle fowl

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1. The Journal of Heredity by American Genetic Association (1914)
"THE ORIGIN OF DOMESTIC FOWL CB DAVENPORT Cold Spring Harbor, Long Island, NY IT is commonly stated that the jungle fowl (Callus ..."

2. Rural Affairs by John Jacob Thomas (1863)
"A larger variety of jungle fowl, or perhaps a distinct species, is found on the continent of India, which closely resembles the Black-breasted Game breed of ..."

3. The Imperial Gazetteer of India by William Wilson Hunter (1887)
"... and sparsely cultivated tracts ; four kinds of partridges are met with, but not plentifully. There are a few pheasants and jungle fowl near Murree. ..."

4. Pagan Races of the Malay Peninsula by Walter William Skeat, Charles Otto Blagden (1906)
"The Jungle-fowl upon the knoll theie, Whose name is called the milk-white Jungle-fowl, Whose name is called the Jungle decoy-fowl. By strange Malays who >et ..."

5. Cyclopedia of American Agriculture: A Popular Survey of Agricultural by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1908)
"Starting with the jungle- fowl and the Aseel, we can write an intelligible history of the domestic fowl, but we could hardly do it if we started with the ..."

6. Cyclopædia of India and of Eastern and Southern Asia, Commercial, Industrial by Edward Balfour (1873)
"Bed jungle fowl. „ sonneratii, Temm., Grey „ „ _ ... south of the Himalaya in British India and Ceylon, unless the different jungle-fowl be so designated. ..."

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