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French poulette (especially in the expression sauce poulette poulette sauce), literally, chick, from Old French polete, from pole, poule hen + -ete -ette
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“Poulette.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/poulette. Accessed 28 Jan. 2022.
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