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Definition: Gallus varius
(j[u^][ng]"g'l), n. [Hind. jangal desert,
forest, jungle; Skr. ja[.n]gala desert.]
1. A dense growth of brushwood, grasses, reeds, vines, etc.;
an almost impenetrable thicket of trees, canes, and reedy
vegetation, as in India, Africa, Australia, and Brazil.
The jungles of India are of bamboos, canes, and
other palms, very difficult to penetrate. --Balfour
2. Hence: (Fig.) A place of danger or ruthless competition
for survival. /'bdIt's a jungle out there./'b8
3. Anything which causes confusion or difficulty due to
intricacy; as, a jungle of environmental regulations.
(Zo["o]l.), the aswail or sloth bear.
(Zo["o]l.), the chaus.
(Zo["o]l.), the male of a jungle fowl.
(a) Any wild species of the genus Gallus
, of which
several species inhabit India and the adjacent
islands; as, the fork-tailed jungle fowl (Gallus varius
) of Java, Gallus Stanleyi
of Ceylon, and
Note: The latter, which resembles the domestic gamecock, is
supposed to be one of the original species from which
the domestic fowl was derived.
(b) An Australian grallatorial bird (Megapodius tumulus
which is allied to the brush turkey, and, like the
latter, lays its eggs in mounds of vegetable matter,
where they are hatched by the heat produced by