- a young hen spayed for fattening
- any fat young hen
Origin of poulardFrench poularde ; from poule, hen: see poultry
A young hen that has been spayed for fattening.
Origin of poulardFrench poularde, from poule, hen, from Old French, from Latin pulla, feminine of pullus, young of an animal, chicken; see pau-1 in Indo-European roots.