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EtymologyEdit

From Middle English pult, a variant of polet, from Old French poulet (young fowl), diminutive of poule (hen), from Latin pulla.

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poult (plural poults)

  1. A young bird, a chick; now especially, a young game bird (turkey, partridge, grouse etc.). [from 14th c.]
    • 2013, Philipp Meyer, The Son, Simon & Schuster 2014, p. 19:
      After an hour of fishing I saw a flock of turkeys on the opposite bank and shot one of the poults.

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