Definition of greyhen in English:


Syllabification: grey·hen
Pronunciation: /ˈgrāˌhen


  • The female of the black grouse.
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    • The greyhen goes to a distance to make her nest, in order to conceal her eggs from the blackcock.
    • All being well, after the curious courtship, the greyhens will start laying their eggs from the middle of next month.
    • For the coming year we are planning to release a new group of greyhens with chicks in July which we hope will improve their survival rate.

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