chicken - hen - chick

'chicken'
A chicken is a bird which is kept on a farm for its eggs or meat.

She loved to chase the chickens.

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Chicken is the meat of a chicken.

There was fried chicken and mashed potatoes for dinner.

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'hen'
A hen is a female chicken, although people often refer to a group of chickens of both sexes as hens.
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'chick'
A chick is a baby bird of any kind.

The mother birds stay together while they are feeding the chicks.

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Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • chicken — chicken. См. chicken. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • chicken — см. Приложение 1 (Gallus domesticus). (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • chicken — chicken. См. цыпленок. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

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