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poultry

noun poul·try \ˈpōl-trē\

: birds (such as chickens and ducks) that are raised on farms for their eggs or meat

: meat from a bird

Full Definition of POULTRY

:  domesticated birds kept for eggs or meat

Examples of POULTRY

  1. This wine goes well with poultry.

Origin of POULTRY

Middle English pultrie, from Anglo-French pulletrie, from pulleter poulterer, from pullet chicken — more at pullet
First Known Use: 14th century
POULTRIES Defined for Kids

poultry

noun poul·try \ˈpōl-trē\

Definition of POULTRY for Kids

:  birds (as chickens, turkeys, ducks, and geese) raised for their meat or eggs

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