Simple Definition of poultry
: 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 in a sentence
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
POULTRY Defined for Kids
Definition of poultry for Students
: birds (as chickens, turkeys, ducks, and geese) raised for their meat or eggs
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