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pullet

noun pul·let \ˈp-lət\

: a young chicken and especially one that is less than a year old

Full Definition of PULLET

:  a young hen; specifically :  a hen of the domestic chicken less than a year old

Origin of PULLET

Middle English polet, from Anglo-French pullet young bird, chicken, diminutive of pulle, poule young animal, from Late Latin pullus, from Latin, young animal, chicken, sprout — more at foal
First Known Use: 14th century

Other Birds Terms

aerie, bunting, clutch, covey, hackle, ratite, rictus, ruff, skein, zygodactyl

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