курица

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ку́рица ‎(kúricaf anim ‎(genitive ку́рицы, nominative plural ку́ры or ку́рицы)

  1. chicken (a bird of species Gallus gallus).
    • (Derisive proverb) Курица — не птица, баба — не человек. — A chicken is not a bird and a woman is not a human.
    • (Same pattern) Курица — не птица, Польша — не заграница. — A chicken is not a bird and Poland is not a foreign country. (Poland here may be replaced by any other formerly socialist country or former Soviet republic,)
  2. hen (female chicken).
  3. chicken (flesh of a chicken used as food)

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