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A small chicken of a breed developed by crossing white Plymouth Rock and Cornish chickens, used especially for roasting.
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a small hybrid chicken produced by mating Cornish and white Plymouth Rock chickens.Also called Rock′ Cor`nish game′ hen`.
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|Noun||1.||Rock Cornish - small plump hybrid developed by crossbreeding Plymouth Rock and Cornish fowl|
domestic fowl, fowl, poultry - a domesticated gallinaceous bird thought to be descended from the red jungle fowl
Rock Cornish hen - flesh of a small fowl bred for roasting
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