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Any of several Asian game birds of the genus Gallus, especially G. gallus, considered to be the ancestor of the chicken.
1. (Animals) 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. (Animals) Austral any of several megapodes, esp Megapodius freycinet
any of several S or SE Asian forest birds of the genus Gallus, of the pheasant family, esp. G. gallus, considered to be ancestral to domestic chickens.
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|Noun||1.||jungle fowl - small Asiatic wild bird; believed to be ancestral to domestic fowl|
jungle cock - male jungle fowl
jungle hen - female jungle fowl