poul·​try·​man ˈpōl-trē-mən How to pronounce poultryman (audio)
: one who raises domestic fowls especially on a commercial scale for the production of eggs and meat
: one who deals in poultry or poultry products

Examples of poultryman in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Starks, an old-school poultryman, appreciated Scott's practicality when dealing with birds. Joe Ray, Wired, 5 June 2021

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Word History

First Known Use

1538, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of poultryman was in 1538

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“Poultryman.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/poultryman. Accessed 13 Jul. 2024.

Kids Definition


poul·​try·​man -mən How to pronounce poultryman (audio)
: one who raises or deals in poultry
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