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chicken
NOUN:  

1 a : the common domestic fowl (Gallus gallus) especially when young; also : its flesh used as food — compare jungle fowl b : any of various birds or their young
2 : a young woman
3 a : coward b : any of various contests in which the participants risk personal safety in order to see which one will give up first
4 [short for chickenshit] slang : petty details
5 slang : a young male homosexual

INTRANSITIVE
VERB:
  to lose one's nerve —usually used with out <seemed to exhibit courage, manliness, and conviction when others chickened out — J. R. Seeley
ADJECTIVE:  

1 a : scared b : timid, cowardly
2 slang a : insistent on petty details of duty or discipline b : petty, unimportant

ETYMOLOGY:   Etymology: Middle English chiken, from Old English cicen young chicken; akin to Old English cocc cock

Date: 14th century

"chicken." Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary. 2010.
Merriam-Webster Online. 26 February 2010
<http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/chicken>

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A rooster and hen chicken.

A rooster (left) and hen (right)

Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum:: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Galliformes
Family: Phasianidae
   
Genus: Gallus
Species: Gallus gallus
Subspecies: Gallus gallus domesticus
(Linnaeus, 1758)
Binomial name
Synonyms: Rooster (m), Hen (f)

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Free-range chickens, The Flying McCoys, 30 January 2011

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