henny

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See also: Henny and Henný

English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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Blend of horse +‎ jenny, or variant of hinny?

Noun[edit]

henny (plural hennies)

  1. Synonym of hinny (cross between a stallion and a she-ass)

Etymology 2[edit]

hen +‎ -y

Adjective[edit]

henny (comparative hennier, superlative henniest)

  1. Resembling or characteristic of a hen.
    • 1921, Journal of Genetics (volumes 1-12, page 41)
      Some intermediates differ but slightly from a purely henny bird in appearance. The majority of the saddle feathers are typically henny, but scattered among them are a few in which the tip of the feather exhibits the lack of barbules []