pullet

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noun pul·let \ˈpu̇-lət\

Definition of pullet

  1. :  a young hen; specifically :  a hen of the domestic chicken less than a year old

Origin and Etymology of pullet

Middle English polet, from Anglo-French pullet young bird, chicken, diminutive of pulle, poule young animal, from Late Latin pullus, from Latin, young animal, chicken, sprout — more at foal


First Known Use: 14th century


PULLET Defined for English Language Learners

pullet

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noun pul·let \ˈpu̇-lət\

Definition of pullet for English Language Learners

  • : a young chicken and especially one that is less than a year old


PULLET Defined for Kids

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noun pul·let \ˈpu̇-lət\

Definition of pullet for Students

  1. :  a young hen


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