Definition of poultry
: domesticated birds kept for eggs or meat
Examples of poultry in a Sentence
This wine goes well with poultry.
Recent Examples of poultry from the Web
And — surprise! — duck fat, unlike beef fat and most kinds of poultry fat, boasts some of the same healthy attributes as olive oil.
His menu will offer foods from the Fields (farm greens, poultry, pork, beef, and game) and the Tides (seafood, heavy on the Gulf).
The hardcover, full-color book is separated into nine chapters, with dishes that range from starters, soups and salads to seafood, meat and poultry, plus starchy noodles, beans and rice.
By early next year, animal drugmakers have agreed to abide by U.S. Food and Drug Administration guidelines to stop using antibiotics used in human medicine to help livestock and poultry gain weight faster.
The gene for resistance to colistin was first found in China, where the drug is used in pig and poultry farming.
His father was already in America; he’d found a job at a poultry processing factory in Monroe, North Carolina.
As beef pricing rose 21 percent, poultry only rose three percent.
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Origin and Etymology 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 English Language Learners
Definition of poultry for English Language Learners
: birds (such as chickens and ducks) that are raised on farms for their eggs or meat
: meat from a bird
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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