Poultry meaning

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Domestic fowls raised for meat or eggs; chickens, turkeys, ducks, geese, etc. collectively.
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The meat from a domestic fowl.
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Domesticated fowl, such as chickens, turkeys, ducks, or geese, raised for meat or eggs.
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Domestic fowl (e.g. chickens, ducks, turkeys and geese) raised for food (either meat or eggs)
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A street in the City between Cheapside and Cornhill.
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Poultry is defined as domestic fowl generally raised for eggs or meat.

An example of poultry is chicken.

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Domesticated fowl, such as chickens, turkeys, ducks, or geese, raised for meat or eggs.
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Origin of poultry

  • Middle English pultrie from Old French pouletrie from pouletier poultry dealer from poulet pullet pullet

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Old French pouleterie, from poulet, diminutive of poule (“hen"), from Latin pullus ("chick")

    From Wiktionary

  • home of medieval feather dealers and stuffers

    From Wiktionary