kuiken

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch kuken, kiken, originally from Proto-Germanic *kiukīną. A modern variant form is kieken. Cognate to German Küken (from German Low German) and English chicken.

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Noun[edit]

kuiken n ‎(plural kuikens, diminutive kuikentje n)

  1. (zoology) chick, the hatched young of a bird, especially fowl

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