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hen′-and-chick′ens(n.)(pl.)hens-and-chickens.

  1. any of several succulent plants of the stonecrop family, esp. of the genus Sempervivum, that grow in clusters formed by runners or offshoots.

    Category: Plants

Origin of hen-and-chickens:

1785–95

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