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jungle fowl

noun
1.
any of several East Indian, gallinaceous birds of the genus Gallus, as G. gallus (red jungle fowl) believed to be the ancestor of the domestic fowl.
Origin
1815-1825
1815-25
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British Dictionary definitions for jungle fowl

jungle fowl

noun
1.
any small gallinaceous bird of the genus Gallus, of S and SE Asia, the males of which have an arched tail and a combed and wattled head: family Phasianidae (pheasants). G. gallus (red jungle fowl) is thought to be the ancestor of the domestic fowl
2.
(Austral) any of several megapodes, esp Megapodius freycinet
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