poultry

noun poul·try \ ˈpōl-trē \

Definition of poultry

:domesticated birds kept for eggs or meat

Examples of poultry in a Sentence

  1. This wine goes well with poultry.

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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


POULTRY Defined for English Language Learners

poultry

noun

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

poultry

noun poul·try \ ˈpōl-trē \

Definition of poultry for Students

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


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