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
A Union County company that rounds up live chickens for poultry processors has paid nearly $600,000 in back wages and an equal amount in damages to 838 workers, the U.S. Department of Labor said Tuesday.
The poultry industry also ranks among the most dangerous in the United States, according to a new report by the National Employment Law Project.
The run-up to the holiday is marked by a 40-day period of fasting when red meat, poultry and dairy products are forbidden.
The National Food Authority statement said Friday that the 26 metric tons (28.6 tons) of frozen poultry imported by a local Albanian company was blocked at the western port of Durres earlier this month.
The cold, sliced poultry, served in a broth of oil, vegetable broth and a few different kinds of chiles and tingly Sichuan peppercorns, is almost impossible to resist.
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.
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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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