- Pharaoh's chicken
- nounsmall mostly white vulture of Africa and southern Eurasia• Hypernyms: ↑Old World vulture
* * *noun or pharaoh's henUsage: usually capitalized P
* * *Pharaoh's hen or Pharaoh's chicken,a vulture of the Mediterranean region and southern Asia, about two feet long, with mostly white plumage; Egyptian vulture. It is frequently represented in ancient Egyptian art.
Useful english dictionary. 2012.