The definition of a poult is a young domestic chicken, turkey or other fowl that is being raised for food.(noun)
A young chicken being raised for food is an example of a poult.
See poult in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME pulte, contr. of pulete, pullet
See poult in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English pult
Origin: , short for polet
Origin: , from Old French poulet
Origin: , diminutive of poule, polle, hen; see poulard.
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