[chik-uh n-uh n-eg, -uh nd-] /ˈtʃɪk ən ənˈɛg, -ənd-/
of, relating to, or being a dilemma of which of two things came first or of which is the cause and which the effect:
a chicken-and-egg question of whether matter or energy is the basis of the universe.
noun, Veterinary Pathology. 1. .
noun, Pathology. 1. a congenital or acquired malformation of the chest in which there is abnormal projection of the sternum and the sternal region, often associated with rickets. noun 1. (pathol) another name for pigeon breast chicken breast chick·en breast (chĭk’ən) n. See pigeon breast. chick’en-breast’ed (-brěs’tĭd) adj.
noun, Military Slang. 1. a full colonel, as distinguished from a lieutenant colonel. noun phrase A full colonel; bird colonel (WWI Army)
noun 1. a coop for chickens. 2. Fox Hunting. a device for making it easier for a horse to jump wire fences, consisting of two wooden panels set on opposite sides of the fence with the tops of the panels joined at an angle so as to cover the wire.