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hen and chickens Syllabification: hen and chick·ens
Pronunciation: /ˌhen (ə)n ˈCHikənz/

Definition of hen and chickens in English:


Any of a number of plants producing additional small flower heads or offshoots.
  • Several species, especially the houseleeks (family Crassulaceae)
Example sentences
  • Each of the three ladies produced the old penny with the hen and chickens dated 1928.
  • My mother always had a pot of hen and chickens sitting on the porch.
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