Definition of pullet
: a young hen; specifically : a hen of the domestic chicken less than a year old
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A disease outbreak in a barn full of breeding stock — that’s about 36,000 pullets and 4,000 roosters — would be devastating to the company. ‘
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PULLET Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of pullet for English Language Learners
: a young chicken and especially one that is less than a year old
PULLET Defined for Kids
Definition of pullet for Students
: a young hen
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