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EtymologyEdit

From Middle English pultrie, from Old French pouleterie, from poulet, diminutive of poule (hen), from Latin pullus (chick).

PronunciationEdit

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  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈpɒltɹi/, /ˈpəʊltɹi/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈpoʊltɹi/

NounEdit

poultry (usually uncountable, plural poultries)

  1. Domestic fowl (e.g. chickens, ducks, turkeys, and geese) raised for food (either meat or eggs).
  2. The meat from a domestic fowl.

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