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Princeton's WordNet

  1. gallinaceous(adj)

    of or relating to or resembling a gallinacean


  1. gallinaceous(Adjective)

    related to the genus galina, poultry; notably said of the order Galliformes.

  2. Origin: From gallinaceus, from gallina 'hen', itself from gallus 'cock'

Webster Dictionary

  1. Gallinaceous(adj)

    resembling the domestic fowls and pheasants; of or pertaining to the Gallinae

  2. Origin: [L. gallinaceus, fr. gallina hen, fr. gallus cock.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Gallinaceous

    gal-in-ā′shus, adj. pertaining to the order of birds to which the domestic fowl, pheasant, &c. belong. [L. gallina, a hen—gallus, a cock.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of gallinaceous in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of gallinaceous in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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