Definition of Jungle hen

1. Noun. Female jungle fowl.

Generic synonyms: Gallina, Jungle Fowl

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Jungle Hen

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

Literary usage of Jungle hen

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1. Spolia Zeylanica by National Museums of Sri Lanka, National Museums of Ceylon (1908)
"When her own eggs were removed from the jungle hen's nest, ... It would have been a strange sight to have had a jungle hen strutting about the garden with ..."

2. Among Cannibals: An Account of Four Years' Travels in Australia and of Camp by Carl Lumholtz (1889)
"... which is found in great abundance in the lower part JUNGLE-HEN (Megapodius tumulus). of the scrubs, but not higher up, ..."

3. Popular Tales and Fictions: Their Migrations and Transformations by William Alexander Clouston (1887)
"And the jackal was too glad to eat the jungle-hen ; so he immediately set off after her: and the jungle- hen began to peck the ..."

4. Primitive Traditional History: The Primitive History and Chronology of India by James Francis Katherinus Hewitt (1907)
"... the jungle-hen which he had added to his club. His story as the sun-god of the ethical reformation establishing the moral teachings of Zarathustra will ..."

5. Austral English: A Dictionary of Australasian Words, Phrases, and Usages by Edward Ellis Morris (1898)
"II. C. Kendall, 'Poems,'p. 132: " Twenty white-haired Junes have left us Grey with frost and bleak with gale." Jungle-hen, «. name given to a mound-building ..."

6. Letters on Sport in Eastern Bengal by Frank B. Simson (1886)
"... jungle-fowl are often put up suddenly and offer shots like grouse; at least when I shot my first jungle-hen in this way I thought I had killed a grouse; ..."

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