See also: Henny and Henný

EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.) Blend of horse +‎ jenny, or variant of hinny?

NounEdit

henny (plural hennies)

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

Etymology 2Edit

hen +‎ -y

AdjectiveEdit

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 []