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American English: /hɛn/
British English: /hɛn/

Translation of hen in Spanish:


  • 1 (chicken)
    Example sentences
    • The only things living were a sow, her piglets, and some hens scratching in the dirt.
    • Shot over a five-year period, the programme reveals secret glimpses into the ordinary, everyday life of cattle, sheep, hens and wildlife on the Cotswold slopes.
    • Children will also delight in the baby piglets, kittens, ducks, and hens that roam free.
  • 2 (female bird)
    (before noun) (pheasant/sparrow/bird)
    hembra invariable adjective
    Example sentences
    • He hid near nests of black woodpeckers, kingfishers, northern hazel hens and Eurasian sparrow hawks.
    • Tragically it's beyond them to understand the instinct that will make even a domestic hen attack anyone coming between her and her chicks.
    • The female red junglefowl is leaner than tame hens.
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