pullen

noun
pul·​len | \ ˈpu̇lə̇n \
plural -s

Definition of pullen

dialectal, chiefly British

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History and Etymology for pullen

Middle English pullan, pullayn, from Old French poleing young cock, from Late Latin pullinus of a chicken, from Latin, of a young animal, from pullus young of an animal, foal, chick + -inus -ine

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“Pullen.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pullen. Accessed 28 Nov. 2020.

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