chicken breast

  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.

Origin of chicken breast

First recorded in 1840–50

Other words from chicken breast

  • chicken-breasted, adjective
  • chick·en-breast·ed·ness, noun

Words Nearby chicken breast Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use chicken breast in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for chicken breast

chicken breast

  1. pathol another name for pigeon breast

Derived forms of chicken breast

  • chicken-breasted, adjective

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