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
His letter aims at protected Canadian sectors such as telecoms and financial services (and, less explicitly, dairy and poultry farming).
Their scenario begins with impoverished residents watching their pigs and poultry fall ill, suffering high fevers and bleeding from the mucous membranes in their mouths and noses.
Harold’s Chicken Shack and Sports Bar is coming to Hollywood Boulevard, bringing along 67 years of poultry-frying expertise, and a deliciously brutal logo featuring a cleaver-wielding chef chasing a chicken.
Since it was signed, Canada and Mexico have become by far America’s largest export markets for products like corn, pork, beef, dairy, soybeans and poultry, and overall total exports have grown from $9 billion in 1993 to $41 billion by 2014.
Under a U.S. Department of Agriculture Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) program, thousands of samples of meat and poultry products are analyzed each year, looking for residues of certain drugs, pesticides and other contaminants.
The company also has trained nearly five dozen animal well-being specialists like Stacy Barton, who grew up on a poultry farm.
People here will eat about 74 million tonnes of pork , beef and poultry this year, around twice as much as the United States, according to U.S. agriculture department estimates.
The house was reportedly worth about $350,000, but no value was provided for the house destroyed in Tuesday’s fire or for the poultry.
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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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